USSR - For Peace against Aggression 1933-1941, by I. Koblyakov

USSR - For Peace against Aggression 1933-1941, by I. Koblyakov

USSR: For Peace against Aggression 1933-1941, by I.K. Koblyakov

Published by Progress Publishers (Moscow) in 1976, 243 pages. Hardback with Dust Jacket (S6175HWSO)

This book examines the period immeadiately before the Great Patriotic War (WW2), and concentrates on Soviet foreign policy, and the attempts made by the Soviet Union to isolate Nazi Germany and create a united front against fascism. Chapters include:

  • The growing dangers of war - The Soviet Union's drive for peace and collective security 1933-37
  • The Western Power's policy of agreement with the aggressive powers 1938
  • The political crisis in Europe in 1939 - The Soviet Union's efforts to attain collective security and prevent war
  • The beginning of the Second World War. The Soviet Union's foreign policy during the 'phoney war' (September 1939-April 1940)
  • The Soviet Union's struggle for peace and security against the spread of fascist aggression (April 1940-June 1941)

Condition of the book is generally ok. The dust jacket is a little tatty, with several scuffs and blemishes, some nibbling along the edges, and considerable yellowing and discoloration, but the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound

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