Russia's Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II

Russia's Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II

By: Albert L. Weeks (author)Paperback

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Russia's Life-Saver brilliantly examines the diplomatic rationale for and results of the U.S. decision to grant over $12 billion in Lend-Lease aid to Soviet Russia during World War II. Author Albert L. Weeks wields many facts and statistics never before published in the U.S. Of particular interest is the statement by Soviet Army Marshal Georgy K. Zhukov that U.S. Lend-Lease aid was indispensable, despite Soviet propaganda that sought to minimize its importance.

About Author

Albert L. Weeks has been an expert on Soviet Russia for more than fifty years. Weeks has served as a journalist, policy analyst, and professor and is credited with coining the name Sputnik while working for Newsweek in 1957. His books include Stalin's Other War (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002).

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The "Arsenal of Democracy" Chapter 3 Stalin and America Chapter 4 Historical Roots of Lend-Lease-1 Chapter 5 Historical Roots of Lend-Lease-2 Chapter 6 Historical Roots of Lend-Lease-3 Chapter 7 Western-Soviet Relations Before Barbarossa Chapter 8 The "Strange Alliance" Is Born Chapter 9 Summation: Will the Debt Be Repaid? Chapter 10 Appendix: Mutual Aid Agreement between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, June 11, 1942

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739145630
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 186
  • ID: 9780739145630
  • weight: 286
  • ISBN10: 0739145630

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