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Stalin, the Russians, and their war

Author: M J Broekmeyer
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Until the advent of glasnost began to lift censorship in the Soviet Union in the mid-1980s, it was impossible for Russians in Russia to truthfully depict their own struggle against Nazi Germany. Even before World War II was over, the Soviet propaganda machine began to construct an official story: through enormous sacrifice, the Soviet people had gloriously freed themselves and the world from fascism, raising the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Broekmeyer, M.J., 1927-
Stalin, the Russians, and their war.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2004
Named Person: Iosif V Stalin; Iosif V Stalin
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M J Broekmeyer
ISBN: 0299195902 9780299195908 0299195945 9780299195946
OCLC Number: 53045272
Language Note: Translated from the Dutch.
Description: xvi, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Between pact and war --
War approaches --
The beginning of the war --
The mood in Moscow --
Leningrad --
The tide turns --
The advance to Berlin --
The people --
Repression --
The military --
Ideas and views --
Generals and victims --
After the war --
Other Titles: Stalin, de Russen en hun oorlog.
Stalin, the Russians, and their war, 1941-1945
Responsibility: Marius Broekmeyer ; translated by Rosalind Buck.
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These testimonies openly discuss subjects omitted from official Soviet propaganda or glossed over in popular Western histories of the Allied victory in WWII - from purges within the Red Army and  Read more...


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