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Stalin and the anti-fascist war

With the 1929 economic collapse, the world capitalist system was in shambles. The time was ripe for another world war. It would soon break out. But where? And to what extent? Who would fight whom? These questions stood without answers for some time. Even after the `official' beginning, in 1940, the answers to these questions were still not clear.

These unanswered questions allow one to better understand Stalin's foreign policy during the thirties.

Fri Aug 25 09:03:42 PDT 1995