The story of Kathleen Harriman and her fascinating wartime letters. Using a linking narrative to connect the stories in her correspondence, it combines extensive extracts from the letters with an interwoven explanatory commentary that contextualises her experiences, explains who was who, and explores the broader significance her unique, personal window on life at the top of the Soviet-Western grand alliance during World War II.
Geoffrey Roberts is Emeritus Professor of History at University College Cork and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. A leading Soviet history expert, his many books include an award-winning biography of Zhukov, Stalin’s General and the acclaimed Stalin’s Wars:From World to Cold War.
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