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Author Dobbs, Michael, 1948-
Title Six months in 1945 : FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman-- from world war to cold war / Michael Dobbs.
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Floor2  D749 .D63 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 418 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "The best I could do". Roosevelt : February 3 ; Stalin : February 4 ; Churchill : February 5 ; Poland : February 6 ; Grand Design : February 10 ; Euphoria : February 13 -- "An Iron Curtain is drawn down". Comrade Vyshinsky : February 27 ; "An impenetrable veil" : March 7 ; Death of a President : April 12 ; The neophyte and the Commissar : April 23 ; Linkup : April 25 ; Victory : May 8 ; "The salvation of the world" : May 26 ; Atomic poker : June 1 ; Red Empire : June 24 -- "A peace that is no peace". Berlin : July 4 ; Terminal : July 16 ; Loot : July 23 ; "FINIS" : July 26 ; Hiroshima : August 6 ; After the bomb.
Summary A riveting account of the pivotal six-month period spanning the end of World War II, the dawn of the nuclear age, and the beginning of the Cold War.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace.
World politics -- 1945-1955.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Cold War -- Diplomatic history.
ISBN 030727165X
9780307271655
OCLC number 769425335