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1939 : the alliance that never was and the coming of World War II

Author: Michael Jabara Carley
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the failed attempt by Britain, France and the Soviet Union to forge an alliance to thwart Germany.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carley, Michael Jabara, 1945-
1939.
Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1999
(OCoLC)654035273
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jabara Carley
ISBN: 1566632528 9781566632522 9781566637855 1566637856
OCLC Number: 40964966
Description: xxv, 321 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: "A Long List of Disappointments" --
"Thou Art Weighed in the Balance and Found Wanting" --
"1939 Will Be the Decisive Year" --
"Russia Has 100 Divisions" --
"The Russians Will Give Us More Trouble" --
Molotov is suspicious --
"A Situation of Delicacy and Danger" --
Epilogue: Anglo-Soviet relations are like a taut string.
Other Titles: Alliance that never was and the coming of World War II
Responsibility: Michael Jabara Carley.
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Situates 1939 at the end of the early cold war between the Soviet Union, France, and Britain, and shows how anti-communism was the major cause of the failure to form an alliance against Hitler.  Read more...

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A valuable contribution to the historiography on the immediate origins of the Second World War. * Journal of Modern History * An exceptionally fine piece of work . . . fabulous! -- Geoffrey Roberts, Read more...

 
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