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Armed Truce: The Beginnings of the Cold War

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With the ending of the Second World War in 1945, there ended also the great alliance of nations that had defeated Germany and Japan. Within a year relationships between Russia and the West were being described in terms of The Cold War and The Iron Curtain. Aformer Soviet Foreign Minister was using the expression 'Armed Truce' to explain the best that could now be hoped ...more
Published April 16th 1990 by Random House Value Publishing (first published February 20th 1987)
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Hugh Swynnerton Thomas, Baron Thomas of Swynnerton, is a British historian and Hispanist.

Thomas was educated at Sherborne School in Dorset before taking a BA in 1953 at Queens' College, Cambridge. He also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. His 1961 book The Spanish Civil War won the Somerset Maugham Award for 1962. A significantly revised and enlarged third edition was published in 1977. Cuba, or t
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