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Six months in 1945

Dobbs, Michael

Six months in 1945

FDR, Stalin, Churchill, Truman, and the birth of the modern world

by Dobbs, Michael

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World politics,
  • Cold War,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Diplomatic history,
  • Peace,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Michael Dobbs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD749 .D63 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25347349M
    ISBN 109780307271655
    LC Control Number2012021747

      Six Months in brilliantly captures this momentous historical turning point, chronicling the geopolitical twists behind the descent of the iron curtain, while illuminating the aims and personalities of larger-than-life political giants. It is a vividly rendered story of individual and national interests in fierce competition at a seminal moment in history/5(4).   Six Months captures this turning point of the twentieth century, re-creating the steady breakdown in relations between powers. While the Berlin airlift and the Iron Curtain would not arrive for three years, by August the West and the Soviet Union were firmly on the path to a Cold War.

    From the author of the best-selling One Minute to Midnight, a riveting account of the pivotal six-month period spanning the end of World War II, the dawn of the nuclear age, and the beginning of the Cold War. When Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill met in Yalta in February , Hitler's armies were on the run and victory was imminent. Six Months captures this turning point of the twentieth century, re-creating the steady breakdown in relations between powers. While the Berlin airlift and the Iron Curtain would not arrive for three years, by August the West and the Soviet Union were firmly on the path to a Cold War.

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