On this day in 1922, two international pariahs – Germany and Bolshevik Russia – signed a pact in Rapallo that gave each side something they wanted. What could possibly go wrong? Well, unfortunately, the agreement sped the path to German rearmament and the horrors of the Second World War that would follow.
Read a more detailed account here, from our March 2012 issue. (Normally subscription access only.)
The Outcasts Join Forces
The White Émigré Epic
Soviet Foreign Policy
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