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Double Deception: Stalin, Hitler, and the Invasion of Russia James Barros

Double Deception: Stalin, Hitler, and the Invasion of Russia

James Barros

Published August 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780875809885
Paperback
319 pages
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Exploring the interplay of intelligence and foreign policy in the events leading up to the invasion known as Operation Barbarossa, Barros and Gregor maintain that Stalins policy toward Germany set the stage for the German invasion. The authorsMoreExploring the interplay of intelligence and foreign policy in the events leading up to the invasion known as Operation Barbarossa, Barros and Gregor maintain that Stalins policy toward Germany set the stage for the German invasion. The authors examine Stalins mind-set to show how his desire to evade war enhanced the credibility of Hitlers deception operations and to demonstrate the extent to which Stalins self-inflicted deception contributed to Germanys strategic military surprise.