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The Resource Stalin's war : a new history of World War II, Sean McMeekin

Stalin's war : a new history of World War II, Sean McMeekin

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Stalin's war : a new history of World War II
Title
Stalin's war
Title remainder
a new history of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Sean McMeekin
Title variation
New history of World War II
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Drawing on ambitious new research in European and U.S. archives, Stalin's War revolutionizes our understanding of World War II by moving its epicenter to the east. Hitler's genocidal ambition may have helped unleash Armageddon, but as McMeekin shows, the war that emerged in Europe in August 1939 was the one Stalin wanted, not Hitler. So, too, was the Pacific war of 1941-1945 the direct result of Stalin's maneuverings, which he orchestrated to unleash the furies of war between capitalist powers Japan and the U.S. This groundbreaking reassessment of the Second World War elucidates Stalin's conquest of most of Eurasia, from Berlin to Beijing, for Communism"--
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1974-
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McMeekin, Sean
Dewey number
940.53/47
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D764
LC item number
.M3825 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Stalin, Joseph
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Stalin, Joseph
  • HISTORY / World
  • Diplomatic history
  • Pacific Area
  • Soviet Union
Label
Stalin's war : a new history of World War II, Sean McMeekin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 673-812) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Whose war? -- Prologue: May 5, 1941 -- I: Before the storm : the main currents of Soviet foreign policy, 1917-1938. World revolution ; Stalin makes his mark ; Strategic coup in Washington ; Behind the Popular Front -- II: "Huge and hateful": The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. Courting Hitler ; Gangster pact, Part I: Poland ; Gangster pact, Part II: Finland ; Maximum danger: Finland, Baku, and the Katyn Massacre ; Stalin strikes: The Baltic, Bessarabia, and Bukovina ; Showdown at the Danube delta ; Summit in Berlin: The four-power pact? -- III: Preparing for Armageddon. Mobilizing the proletariat ; The battle for Belgrade ; Operation Snow: Stalin secures his eastern flank ; To the brink ; Hitler smashes Stalin's war machine ; Terror at the Front--and in the rear ; War for aluminum ; On the ropes -- IV: Capitalist lifeline. Lifting the moral embargo ; The hinge of fate: December 1941 ; Capitalist rope ; Just-in-time delivery: Lend-Lease and Stalingrad -- V: Second front. Keeping Stalin happy: unconditional surrender and Katyn ; Stopping citadel: the second front? ; Operation Tito ; Teheran and Cairo ; Second Front -- VI: Plunder. Warsaw ; Soviet high tide in Washington: the Morgenthau Plan ; Moscow and Yalta: unfinest hour of the Anglo-Americans ; Booty ; Red Star over Asia: the final wages of Lend-Lease -- Epilogue: Stalin's slave empire and the price of victory
Control code
1184233929
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 831 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781541672796
Lccn
2020038843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40030620617
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1184233929
Label
Stalin's war : a new history of World War II, Sean McMeekin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 673-812) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Whose war? -- Prologue: May 5, 1941 -- I: Before the storm : the main currents of Soviet foreign policy, 1917-1938. World revolution ; Stalin makes his mark ; Strategic coup in Washington ; Behind the Popular Front -- II: "Huge and hateful": The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. Courting Hitler ; Gangster pact, Part I: Poland ; Gangster pact, Part II: Finland ; Maximum danger: Finland, Baku, and the Katyn Massacre ; Stalin strikes: The Baltic, Bessarabia, and Bukovina ; Showdown at the Danube delta ; Summit in Berlin: The four-power pact? -- III: Preparing for Armageddon. Mobilizing the proletariat ; The battle for Belgrade ; Operation Snow: Stalin secures his eastern flank ; To the brink ; Hitler smashes Stalin's war machine ; Terror at the Front--and in the rear ; War for aluminum ; On the ropes -- IV: Capitalist lifeline. Lifting the moral embargo ; The hinge of fate: December 1941 ; Capitalist rope ; Just-in-time delivery: Lend-Lease and Stalingrad -- V: Second front. Keeping Stalin happy: unconditional surrender and Katyn ; Stopping citadel: the second front? ; Operation Tito ; Teheran and Cairo ; Second Front -- VI: Plunder. Warsaw ; Soviet high tide in Washington: the Morgenthau Plan ; Moscow and Yalta: unfinest hour of the Anglo-Americans ; Booty ; Red Star over Asia: the final wages of Lend-Lease -- Epilogue: Stalin's slave empire and the price of victory
Control code
1184233929
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 831 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781541672796
Lccn
2020038843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40030620617
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1184233929

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