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Pawns of Yalta : Soviet refugees and America's role in their repatriation / Mark R. Elliott.

By: Elliott, Mark R, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, c1982Description: xiii, 287 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0252008979; 9780252008979.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Forced repatriation | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees | Refugees -- Soviet UnionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Pawns of Yalta.DDC classification: 940.53/159 LOC classification: D809.S65 | E44Other classification: 3,6
Contents:
Introduction: "The desperate amuses man" -- In the service of the Reich: "subhumans," "slaves," and the "army of the damned" -- Negotiating repatriation: toward a "tightly drawn contract" -- Repatriation of American prisoners of war: " the difficulties ... would fill a book" -- Living up to Yalta: "it just wasn't human" -- Forced repatriation and growing reservations" "the cries of these men ... still plague my memory" -- The Soviet repatriation campaign: "many times ... Comrade Stalin called to mind you who languished in fascist camps" -- The nonreturners: betrayers or betrayed? -- The repatriates' reception: "in Hitler's camps there are ... only Russian traitors" -- The pawns and the party line: "traitors" turned "resistance fighters" -- Conclusion: The West--inept The East--vindictive.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-277) and index.

Introduction: "The desperate amuses man" -- In the service of the Reich: "subhumans," "slaves," and the "army of the damned" -- Negotiating repatriation: toward a "tightly drawn contract" -- Repatriation of American prisoners of war: " the difficulties ... would fill a book" -- Living up to Yalta: "it just wasn't human" -- Forced repatriation and growing reservations" "the cries of these men ... still plague my memory" -- The Soviet repatriation campaign: "many times ... Comrade Stalin called to mind you who languished in fascist camps" -- The nonreturners: betrayers or betrayed? -- The repatriates' reception: "in Hitler's camps there are ... only Russian traitors" -- The pawns and the party line: "traitors" turned "resistance fighters" -- Conclusion: The West--inept The East--vindictive.

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