Feb. 21: Wartime Diplomacy

 

Topics:
  Casablanca, Tehran, the Second Front, Yalta
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, et. al., American Foreign Relations, pp. 186-202.


Suggested:
David Reynolds, Warren F. Kimball, and A.O. Chubarian, Allies at War: The Soviet, American, and British Experience, 1939-1945 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994).

Thomas Fleming, "Why FDR Decided to Demand Unconditional Surrender, History News Network, August 15, 2001.

 
Additional Resources:
 

PowerPoint Presentation

Nova, "Secrets, Lies, and Atomic Spies" (The Venona Transcripts).

David Kaiser, review of Mark Stoler's Allies and Adversaries: The Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Grand Alliance, and U.S. Strategy during W.W. II, H-Diplo, March 2001.