Germany, the Soviet Union, and Eastern Europe, 1949-1991

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StatementRajendra K. Jain.
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LC ClassificationsDJK45.G3 J35 1993
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Paginationxv, 368 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL1375508M
ISBN 108170271215
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Germany, the Soviet Union, 1949-1991 book Eastern Europe, New Delhi: Radiant Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rajendra Kumar Jain. This volume brings together a series of recent analyses spanning the whole period of Soviet domination of Eastern Europe.

The essays - by Western, Russian, and East European experts - present a wide and varied picture of the period. The authors use newly available materials to investigate different aspects of Soviet-East European relations - party affairs, military and political coordination, cultural and mass.

The Eastern Bloc, also known as the Communist Bloc, the Socialist Bloc and the Soviet Bloc, was the group of communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, East Asia, and Southeast Asia under the hegemony of the Soviet Union (USSR) that existed during the Cold War (–) in opposition to the capitalist Western Western Europe, the term Eastern Bloc generally referred to the USSR.

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The war between Germany and the Soviet Union officially began in late Junealthough the threat of conflict had loomed since the early s.

The Soviet Union redrew the map of Eastern. Seven Days to the River Rhine (Russian: «Семь дней до реки Рейн», Sem' dney do reki Reyn) was a top-secret military simulation exercise developed in by the Warsaw depicted the Soviet bloc's vision of a seven-day nuclear war between NATO and Warsaw The Soviet Union on: Central Europe, Iron Curtain.

Allied Occupation of Germany and Austria. Continental Europe emerged from German domination inshattered and transformed.

After the German surrender, Great Britain, the United States, France, and the Soviet Union divided Germany and Austria into four occupation zones, each to be administered by one of the victorious powers.

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The Eastern Front was the decisive theater of World War II in Europe. German premier Adolf Hitler’s disastrous order to invade the vast Soviet Union mired Nazi Germany. Publicly, U.S. officials argued that the Soviet stance was another indication that Russia intended to isolate Eastern Europe from the West and enforce its.

The Germany Union by had installed communist-leaning governments in Eastern European countries that the USSR had liberated from Nazi control during the war. meeting between Big 3 which said Soviet Union would enter war against Japan when Germany surrendered, Soviets would gets some islands and zone in Korea, and Germany would be divided into 4 zones all governed by 4 countries, and free elections in eastern europe, but there was distrust between all this would work.

Political, Warsaw The Soviet Union Countries along with the Soviet Union with its satelite countries on the Eastern Side, separated by Berlin Wall in Germany, quoted by Churchill NATOPolitical, mostly the rest of the countries on the other side of the Iron Curtain, alliance to keep Soviet Union and communism down, side in the Cold War.

The German minority in Russia, Ukraine and the Soviet Union was created from several sources and in several waves. Inthe number of Germans living in the Russian Empire was estimated as 2, Inthe ethnic German population of the Soviet Union was roughly 2 million. Byfollowing the collapse of the Soviet Union, many ethnic Germans had left and the population fell by.

With the end of World War I, a new Republic of Poland emerged on the maps of Europe, made up of some of the territory from the first Polish Republic, including Wolyn and Wilno, and significant parts of Belarus, Upper Silesia, Eastern Galicia, and East Prussia.

The resulting conglomeration of ethnic groups left many substantial minorities wanting independence/5(4).

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There is a growing awareness in Russia that the reputation of Germany as a benevolent and reliable partner has become outdated and now belongs to the past. Despite the Russian-German historical rivalry for influence in Eastern Europe and two world wars, a benign partnership formed between the Soviet Union and West Germany during the Cold War.

The Warsaw Treaty Organization (WTO), officially the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance, commonly known as the Warsaw Pact (WP), was a collective defense treaty signed in Warsaw, Poland between the Soviet Union and seven other Eastern Bloc socialist republics of Central and Eastern Europe in Mayduring the Cold Warsaw Pact was the military.

The Cold War (–) is the period within the Cold War from the Truman Doctrine in to the conclusion of the Korean War in The Cold War emerged in Europe a few years after the successful US–USSR–UK coalition won World War II in Europe, and extended to – InBernard Baruch, the multimillionaire financier and adviser to presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Harry S.

Author: Frank W. Fischer Publisher: International Advisory Group Air Navigation Services (ANSA) ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: Get Books This is a historical facts report and commentary on the development of the German Air Traffic Control Centre RHEIN CONTROL as formerly operated by the United States Air Force in Europe (USAFE) and the former German.

A major outcome of the Berlin crisis was a new understanding between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union would continue to have dominance over its eastern European allies and East Berlin, while the United States and its allies would claim western Europe, West Germany, and West Berlin within their sphere of influence.

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, it was a one-party state (until ) governed by the Communist Party, with Moscow as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian major urban centers were Leningrad.

Stalin demanded a Soviet ‘sphere of influence’ in eastern Europe at the Yalta Conference and, thereafter, set about the systematic imposition of Soviet control through Communist one party rule, economic integration (via the institution of Comecon), and.

The German “Barbarossa” attack shattered Stalin’s well-laid plan to “liberate” all of Europe. In this sense, Suvorov contends, Stalin “lost” the Second World War. The Soviet premier could regard “merely” defeating Germany and conquering eastern and central Europe only as a disappointment.

On SeptemSoviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov declares that the Polish government has ceased to exist, as the U.S.S.R. exercises the “fine.

At the height of the Cold War, Wünsdorf in East Germany was home to a vast Soviet military complex. Closed 25 years ago, the now-abandoned "Forbidden City" is a. A one of a kind dystopian novel, such literature was unheard of in the Soviet Union. In the eyes of the government and the people, We mocked the communist regime and presented an unlikable image of the communist future that the country was eagerly fighting for.

The novel is filled with allusions to Zamyatin’s own experience of Soviet life and references the Russian Civil War, which ended. The vast territory of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union covers about one-sixth of the world’s landmass and currently contains all or part of 30 countries.

Since other national boundaries have existed in this space, including East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, and the Soviet Union. Given the region’s large size, numerous. Get this from a library. The Soviet Union in Eastern Europe, [Odd Arne Westad; Sven G Holtsmark; Iver B Neumann;] -- This collection of essays present a wide and varied picture of the period.

The authors use new materials to investigate different aspects of Soviet-East European relations - party affairs, military. Ukraine - Ukraine - The Nazi occupation of Soviet Ukraine: The surprise German invasion of the U.S.S.R.

began on J The Soviets, during their hasty retreat, shot their political prisoners and, whenever possible, evacuated personnel, dismantled and removed industrial plants, and conducted a scorched-earth policy—blowing up buildings and installations, destroying crops and food.

After World War II the United States and the Soviet Union were the superpowers of the world. They became rivals as they each sought to prevent the other from gaining too much power. The period of tension that existed between them came to be known as the Cold War.

Although the conflict did not result in actual war between the two countries, it. Get this from a library. The Soviet Union in Eastern Europe, [Odd Arne Westad; Sven G Holtsmark; Iver B Neumann;] -- Since the end of the Cold War, new studies of Soviet-East European relations have brought our understanding of the inner policy processes of the 'Eastern bloc' to a new level.

The opening of archives. On AugGermany and the Soviet Union sign a non-aggression pact, stunning the world, given their diametrically opposed the dictators were, despite appearances, both. Drawing on East German, Soviet, and Western sources as well as years of study, travel, and military service in Germany and Eastern Europe, Major Macgregor examines East Germany's critical political-military role in the Soviet strategy to maintain control of Eastern Europe.

He offers an analysis of the trends that have shaped Soviet-East German. The Soviet Union controlled Europe's eastern half and large communist parties in France, Italy and elsewhere threatened the same fate for Western Europe.The book begins before the war and sets the stage for Hitler's war on Europe and then on the Soviet Union.

These first two chapters are good and will help the novice understand the reasons for the war but are not meant to be as thorough or demanding as the actual invasion of s: