By Vladislav M. Zubok
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On 7 September 1812 at Borodino, seventy five miles west of Moscow, the armies of the Russian and French empires clashed in a single of the climactic battles of the Napoleonic Wars. This bad - and debatable - contest has interested historians ever considering. The survival of the Russian military after Borodino was once a key think about Napoleon's eventual defeat and the utter destruction of the French military of 1812.
Sooner than the Nazis got here to energy in Germany, Soviet officers categorized the us the main racist state on this planet. photos, children’s tales, motion pictures, newspaper articles, political schooling campaigns, and courtroom court cases uncovered the hypocrisy of America’s racial democracy. against this, the Soviets represented the USSR itself as a solid society the place racism was once absent and pointed out African american citizens as valued allies in resisting an approaching imperialist conflict opposed to the 1st employees’ country.
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A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (The New Cold War History) by Vladislav M. Zubok