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Book Talk: Cold War Exiles and the CIA

During the early Cold War, the United States government backed exiles from the Soviet bloc as part of an effort to subvert communist power from abroad.

West Germany and Israel: Foreign Relations, Domestic Politics, and the Cold War, 1965-1974

Bringing new evidence and analysis to the changes in a fraught historical relationship, Carole Fink will discuss how West Germany and Israel moved in almost opposite directions after 1965: The FRG, the world’s third largest export economy, launched a series of independent diplomatic initiatives in Europe and the Middle East, while Israel, after its 1967 military victory, became increasingly isolated and dependent upon the United States. Yet the two countries remained closely connected by shared security concerns, personal bonds, and the recurrent evocations of the German-Jewish past.

African Americans and Africa: A New History

African Americans and Africa: A New History serves as an introduction to the relationship between African Americans and Africa from the era of slavery to the present, mapping several overlapping diasporas. It examines the long-standing relationship between African Americans and the continent of Africa, exploring the many ways black Americans have engaged/engage with Africa.

The Changing Reading of the Hitler–Stalin Alliance

BY CLAUDIA WEBER

Hans Kammler, Hitler’s Last Hope, in American Hands

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Frank Döbert and Rainer Karlsch

CWIHP Working Paper #91

Hans Kammler, Hitler’s Last Hope, in American Hands

Frank Döbert and Rainer Karlsch
August 2019

 

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