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Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


July/Aug 2009
Russian Calendar
Page 19   ( 3 pages)


Summary: In the spring of 1939, world war appeared inevitable. Hitler was on the march in Europe and the Soviet Union was looking to avoid war for as long as possible. By August, Stalin had decide to cast his lot with Hitler...


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