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The Resource Eight days at Yalta : how Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin shaped the post-war world, Diana Preston

Eight days at Yalta : how Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin shaped the post-war world, Diana Preston

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Eight days at Yalta : how Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin shaped the post-war world
Title
Eight days at Yalta
Title remainder
how Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin shaped the post-war world
Statement of responsibility
Diana Preston
Title variation
8 days at Yalta
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Language
eng
Summary
"While some of the last battles of WWII were being fought, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin-the so-called "Big Three"-met from February 4-11, 1945, in the Crimean resort town of Yalta. Over eight days of bargaining, bombast, and intermittent bonhomie, while Soviet soldiers and NKVD men patrolled the grounds of the three palaces occupied by their delegations, they decided, among other things, on the endgame of the war against Nazi Germany and how a defeated and occupied Germany should be governed, on the constitution of the nascent United Nations, on the price of Soviet entry into the war against Japan, on the new borders of Poland, and on spheres of influence elsewhere in Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Greece. With the deep insight of a skilled historian, drawing on the memorable accounts of those who were there--from the leaders and high-level advisors such as Averell Harriman, Anthony Eden, and Andrei Gromyko, to Churchill's clear-eyed secretary Marian Holmes and FDR's insightful daughter Anna Boettiger--Diana Preston has, on the 75th anniversary of this historic event, crafted a masterful and vivid chronicle of the conference that created the post-war world, out of which came decisions that still resonate loudly today."--
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1952-
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Preston, Diana
Dewey number
940.53/142
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
D734
LC item number
.P74 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Yalta Conference
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Yalta Conference
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Diplomatic history
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Europe
  • United States
  • Europe
  • United States
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Eight days at Yalta : how Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin shaped the post-war world, Diana Preston
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
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  • txt
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  • cri
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
PERSONALITIES, POLITICS AND PRESSURES -- 'The Big Three' -- 'We Ended Friends' -- PREPARATIONS, MALTA AND ELSEWHERE, EARLY 1945 -- Argonaut -- 'One Tiny Bright Flame in the Darkness' -- 'JAW TO JAW', YALTA, 3-11 FEBRUARY 1945-- 'All the Comforts of Home' -- 'Uncle Joe and Stone Arse' -- 'To Each According to his Deserts' -- 'The Monstrous Bastard of the Peace of Versailles' -- 'The Riviera of Hades' -- 'The Broad Sunlit Plains of Peace and Happiness' -- 'Quite a Decent Arrangement About Poland' -- 'Judge Roosevelt Approves' -- 'A Landmark in Human History' -- AN ALLIANCE UNDER PRESSURE, FEBRUARY TO AUGUST 1945 -- Elephants in the Room -- 'A Fraudulent Prospectus' -- 'I Liked the Little Son of a Bitch' -- AFTERMATH -- The Iron Curtain Descends
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 398 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of numbered (1-27) plates
Isbn
9780802147653
Lccn
2019045231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)on1122689433
Label
Eight days at Yalta : how Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin shaped the post-war world, Diana Preston
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
PERSONALITIES, POLITICS AND PRESSURES -- 'The Big Three' -- 'We Ended Friends' -- PREPARATIONS, MALTA AND ELSEWHERE, EARLY 1945 -- Argonaut -- 'One Tiny Bright Flame in the Darkness' -- 'JAW TO JAW', YALTA, 3-11 FEBRUARY 1945-- 'All the Comforts of Home' -- 'Uncle Joe and Stone Arse' -- 'To Each According to his Deserts' -- 'The Monstrous Bastard of the Peace of Versailles' -- 'The Riviera of Hades' -- 'The Broad Sunlit Plains of Peace and Happiness' -- 'Quite a Decent Arrangement About Poland' -- 'Judge Roosevelt Approves' -- 'A Landmark in Human History' -- AN ALLIANCE UNDER PRESSURE, FEBRUARY TO AUGUST 1945 -- Elephants in the Room -- 'A Fraudulent Prospectus' -- 'I Liked the Little Son of a Bitch' -- AFTERMATH -- The Iron Curtain Descends
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 398 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of numbered (1-27) plates
Isbn
9780802147653
Lccn
2019045231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)on1122689433

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