Six months in 1945 : FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman -- from world war to cold war / Michael Dobbs.
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- ISBN: 9780307271655
- Physical Description: xvi, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Pt. 1. "The best I could do." Roosevelt : February 3 ; Stalin : February 4 ; Churchill : February 5 ; Poland : February 6 ; Grand design : February 10 ; Euphoria : February 13 -- pt. 2. "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 -- pt. 3. "A peace that is no peace." Berlin : July 4 ; Terminal : July 16 ; Loot : July 23 ; "Finis" : July 26 ; Hiroshima : August 6 ; After the bomb.
Dobbs discusses how the conclusion of World War II set a new stage of conflict for the Cold War.
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Michael Dobbs was born and educated in Britain, with fellowships at Princeton and Harvard universities. Now a U.S. citizen, he spent much of his career as a reporter for The Washington Post, for which he covered the collapse of communism. Six Months in 1945 completes a Cold War trilogy that also includes One Minute to Midnight, on the Cuban missile crisis, and Down with Big Brother, on the final collapse of the Soviet Empire. Dobbs lives in Bethesda, Maryland.