Six Months in 1945
FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - From World War to Cold War
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $16.95|
| Book Description: |
When Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin met in Yalta in February 1945, Hitler's armies were on the run, and victory was imminent. The Big Three wanted to draft a blueprint for a lasting peace--but instead they set the stage for a forty-four year division of Europe into Soviet and Western spheres of influence. After fighting side by side for nearly four years, their political alliance was beginning to fracture. Although the most dramatic Cold War confrontations...