The conquerors : Roosevelt, Truman, and the destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945 (Book, 2003) [Portland Community College Library]
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The conquerors : Roosevelt, Truman, and the destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945

Author: Michael R Beschloss
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2003, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Simon & Schuster trade paperback edView all editions and formats
Summary:
As Allied soldiers fought the Nazis, Franklin Roosevelt and, later, Harry Truman fought in private with Churchill and Stalin over how to ensure that Germany could never threaten the world again.
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Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Harry S Truman; Henry Morgenthau; Henry Morgenthau; Franklin D Roosevelt; Harry S Truman; Franklin D Roosevelt; Harry S Truman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Beschloss
ISBN: 0743244540 9780743244541
OCLC Number: 53464370
Description: xiv, 377 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Plot to murder Hitler --
"Unconditional surrender" --
"Fifty thousand Germans must be shot!" --
"On the back of an envelope" --
Terrible silence --
"One hundred percent American" --
"Oppressor of the Jews" --
"We will have to get awfully busy" --
"Not nearly as bad as sending them to gas chambers" --
Somebody's got to take the lead" --
"Christianity and kindness" --
"It is very, very necessary" --
"Do you want me to beg like Fala?" --
"A hell of a hubbub" --
"As useful as ten fresh German divisions" --
"Lord give the president strength" --
"The only bond is their common hate" --
"Arguing about the future of the world" --
"No earthly powers can keep him here" --
"What will we make of it?" --
"I was never in favor of that crazy plan" --
"You and I will have to bear great responsibility" --
"How I hate this trip!" --
"We are drifting toward a line down the center of Germany" --
"Spirit and soul of a people reborn" --
Conquerors.
Responsibility: Michael Beschloss.

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THE CONQUERORS provides a fascinating insight into the behind-the-scenes negotiations during World War II that led to the emasculation of Germany.  Read more...
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The New York Times Book Review Vigorously written....This is history as it was spoken at the time, and there is not a dull page. The Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal, "Editor's Choice" A gripping Read more...

 
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