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Author Slaveski, Filip, author

Title The Soviet occupation of Germany : hunger, mass violence, and the struggle for peace, 1945-1947 / Filip Slaveski
Published Cambridge : Cambridge univ press, 2013
Cambridge Cambridge University Press, 2013


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Description xvii, 168 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I The explosion of violence -- 1.The Soviet advance into Germany -- 2.Inheriting wartime chaos -- 3.Bringing soldiers to heel after the war -- 4.SVAG--army conflicts in ̀peacetime' -- 5.Suicide, apathy, violence -- 6.The muted German response to violence -- pt. II The beginnings of peace and stability -- 7.The struggle to feed Germany -- 8.The politics of food and peaceful protest -- 9.Building the SED -- 10.The shift in policy and end of chaos
Summary This is a new account of the Soviet occupation of postwar Germany and the beginning of the Cold War. Dr Slaveski shows how in the immediate aftermath of war the Red Army command struggled to contain the violence of soldiers against German civilians and, at the same time, feed and rebuild the country
Analysis Australian
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : Russian Zone). Sovetskai͡a voennai͡a administrat͡sii͡a -- History.
Military government -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Russians -- Germany (East)
Germany (East) -- History.
Germany (East) -- Politics and government.
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955.
USSR -- Armed Forces -- History -- Germany.
USSR -- Armed Forces -- Germany (East)
USSR -- History, Military.
ISBN 9781107043817 (hbk.)