The «Big Three» in 1941-1945: the informal sides of military-diplomatic cooperation

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In the core of the article is the problem of personal contacts between Soviet, American and British leaders, military and diplomatic during the war in 1941-1945 (their forms, peculiarities, evolution). The main sources are the documents from I.V. Stalin's personal archive, V.M. Molotov, I. Maiskii files, Foreign Affairs agents, documents of the Communist Party of the USSR and NKVD. Some archival documents from the American side, namely from Joint Chiefs of Staff records, stored in the National Archives in Washington, D.C., are also involved.

I V Bystrova

The Institute of Russian History RAS

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Центр военной истории России; Институт российской истории РАН; The Institute of Russian History RAS


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