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Author Roberts, Geoffrey, 1952-

Title Stalin's wars : from World War to Cold War, 1939-1953 / Geoffrey Roberts
Published New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 468 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction : Stalin at war -- Unholy alliance : Stalin's pact with Hitler -- Grand illusions : Stalin and 22 June 1941 -- War of annihilation : Stalin versus Hitler -- Victory at Stalingrad and Kursk : Stalin and his generals -- The politics of war : Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt -- Triumph and tragedy : Stalin's year of victories -- Liberation, conquest, revolution : Stalin's aims in Germany and Eastern Europe -- Last battles : Stalin, Truman and the end of the Second World War -- The lost peace : Stalin and the origins of the Cold War -- Generalissimo at home : the domestic context of Stalin's postwar foreign policy -- Cold War confrontations : Stalin embattled -- Conclusion : Stalin in the court of history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 430-446) and index
Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953 -- Influence.
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953 -- Military leadership.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
World politics -- 1945-1989.
USSR -- History, Military.
Genre/Form Military history.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006023395
ISBN 0300150407 (electronic bk.)
9780300150407 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)