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Perfidious Allies? Britain, America, and Official Soviet Diplomatic Identity 1941–1945

Timothy Johnston

in Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The outbreak of the Great Patriotic War threw the USSR into the Grand Alliance with capitalist Britain and America. The wartime diplomatic identity of the USSR stressed the heavy burden borne by the ... More


German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad 1938–1945

Klemens von Klemperer

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205517
eISBN:
9780191676659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205517.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This study uncovers the beliefs and activities of numerous individuals who fought against Nazism within Germany, and traces their many efforts to forge alliances with Hitler’s opponents outside the ... More


The Origins of the Grand Alliance: Anglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbor

William T. Johnsen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168333
eISBN:
9780813168340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168333.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This account offers a comprehensive assessment of the extent and importance of the considerable Anglo-American military cooperation before formal U.S. entry into World War II. The analysis highlights ... More


Stalin’s Wartime Vision of the Peace, 1939–1945

Geoffrey Roberts

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Stalin’s vision of the peace was complex, contradictory, and multifaceted, with ideological, ethnic, and realist dimensions. Stalin expected the war to be transformative, but he also foresaw large ... More


The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Anne Deighton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a new interpretation of the British government's policy towards Germany in the years immediately following the Second World War. It reassesses the part played by Britain in the ... More


Pius XII: War and Fascist Genocides

John Pollard

in The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199208562
eISBN:
9780191785580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208562.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Church History

This chapter traces the Vatican’s response to the spread of the Second World War to the USSR, the Atlantic, Africa, and Asia after the launching of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941. After examining ... More


Officials and Genteel-men

Owen Dudley Edwards

in British Children's Fiction in the Second World War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616510
eISBN:
9780748653621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616510.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at the crisis in the status of children's fiction in Britain during the Second World War. It discusses the compensation of wartime bereavement of deprivation of necessities, and ... More


‘A Clean Sweep’: The Grand Alliance and Population Transfer, 1941–5

Matthew Frank

in Making Minorities History: Population Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199639441
eISBN:
9780191779060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639441.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter explains why the decision by the wartime Grand Alliance—Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union—to authorize mass transfers of population in post-war central and eastern Europe ... More


Burmese Nationalism and the Path to Independence

Kenton Clymer

in A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454486
eISBN:
9781501701023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454486.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at the period after World War II until Burma's independence in January 1948. In Burma, as elsewhere in Southeast Asia, the United States had to respond to the pressures of ... More


One World, Big Screen: Hollywood, the Allies, and World War II

M. Todd Bennett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835746
eISBN:
9781469601465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837467_bennett
Subject:
History, World Modern History

World War II coincided with cinema's golden age. Movies now considered classics were created at a time when all sides in the war were coming to realize the great power of popular films to motivate ... More


1689–1701

Frances Harris

in The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The second chapter traces the friendship of Godolphin and Marlborough through the reign of William and Mary. Godolphin gains experience in working with Parliament to finance a major European war, but ... More


World War as Imperial Crisis, I: Changing Partners, 1939–41

Martin Thomas and Richard Toye

in Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198749196
eISBN:
9780191813382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749196.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

World War II—or, to be precise, the fall of France in 1940—provoked a crisis in Anglo-French relations on a scale that eclipsed the previous moments of friction described in this book. This chapter ... More


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