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Author Kelly, John, 1945- author.

Title Saving Stalin : Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the cost of Allied victory in Europe / John Kelly.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Hachette Books, 2020.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction-NEW  940.5322 KEL    ON HOLDSHELF
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Description vi, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-358) and index.
Summary "In the summer of 1941, Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt's trusted advisor, arrived in Moscow to assess whether the US should send aid to Russia as it had to Britain. And unofficially he was there to determine whether Josef Stalin -- the man who had starved four million Ukrainians to death in the early 1930s, another million in the purges of the late 1930s, and a further million in the labor camps of the Gulag -- was worth saving. Hopkins sensed that saving Stalin was going to be a treacherous business. In this powerful narrative, author John Kelly chronicles the turbulent wartime relationship between Britain, America, and the Soviet Union with a unique focus on unknown and unexplored aspects of the story, including how Britain and America employed the promise of a second front in France to restrain Soviet territorial ambitions and how the Soviets, in their turn, used threats of a separate peace with Germany to extract concessions from the western allies. Kelly paints a vivid picture of how the war impacted the relationship between the leaders and war managers among the Allies. In Saving Stalin, for the first time, the war becomes a major character, co-equal with the book's three other major characters: Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Lend-lease operations (1941-1945)
United States -- Military relations -- Great Britain.
United States -- Military relations -- Soviet Union.
Great Britain -- Military relations -- United States.
Great Britain -- Military relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Military relations -- United States.
Soviet Union -- Military relations -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
International cooperation -- History -- 20th century.
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946.
Added Title Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the cost of Allied victory in Europe
ISBN 9780306902772 (hardcover)
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