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The Soviet Union and the origins of the Second World War

Geoffrey Roberts

The Soviet Union and the origins of the Second World War

Russo-German relations and the road to war, 1933-1941.

by Geoffrey Roberts

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Published by Macmillan Press in Basingstoke .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe making of the 20th Century
The Physical Object
Pagination(256)p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22819184M
ISBN 100333556976

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Although World War II brought the two countries into alliance, based on the common aim of defeating Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union's aggressive, antidemocratic policy toward Eastern Europe had created tensions even before the war ended. The Soviet Union and the United States stayed far apart during the next three decades of superpower conflict.

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