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Special envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946

Author: W Averell Harriman; Elie Abel; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This masterful narrative, written by Elie Abel and based on Averall Harriman's personal recollections as well as his voluminous and revealing private papers, re-creates and explains the climate in which many of the most important strategic and political decisions were made during World War II, and casts new light on the motivations and personalities of the leaders who made them."--Inside jacket cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986.
Special envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946.
New York : Random House, ©1975
(OCoLC)643600467
Named Person: W Averell Harriman; W Averell Harriman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Averell Harriman; Elie Abel; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0394482964 9780394482965
OCLC Number: 1366111
Description: xii, 595 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: All aid to Britain, short of war --
How to be "something and somebody" --
"The British can hold out but they cannot win alone" --
Red wolves in the Kremlin --
Pearl Harbor: "at least there is a future now" --
No end of defeats --
To Moscow again, with Churchill --
"I prefer a comfortable oasis to the raft at Tilsit" --
Interlude at sea --
Farewell to London --
"I have come as a friend" --
Teheran, " friends in fact, in spirit and in purpose" --
" The history of war has never witnessed such a grandiose operation " --
Poland, the touchstone --
Warsaw, the doomed uprising --
Molotov's "unconventional request" for postwar credits --
Yalta, "in better health FDR might have held out longer, but I can't believe that it would have made a great difference: --
From Yalta to warm springs --
Truman takes charge --
Japan surrenders --
Farewell to Moscow --
"The center of power is in Washington."
Responsibility: by W. Averell Harriman and Elie Abel.

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"This masterful narrative, written by Elie Abel and based on Averall Harriman's personal recollections as well as his voluminous and revealing private papers, re-creates and explains the climate in which many of the most important strategic and political decisions were made during World War II, and casts new light on the motivations and personalities of the leaders who made them."--Inside jacket cover.

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