On the first meeting of the year we will discuss a paper co-authored by Alima Bissenova (Sociology & Anthropology Department) and Kul’shat Medeuova (Eurasian National University), on the topic: 185 more words
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Our colleague Dr Beatrice Penati has just published a short peer-reviewed monograph in the Carl Beck Papers series of the University of Pittsburgh (no. 2406) ( 329 more words
During the Second World War, the United States sent thousands of tanks and armored vehicles to the Soviet Union as military aid. The flow of arms and equipment was vital in keeping the Soviet Union in the fight, and ultimately 4,102 M4 Sherman medium tanks were 225 more words
The Nazis conquered France in six weeks, in one of the most spectacular military victories in history.
Had the Soviet Union gone to war with the West in the early 1960s, it also planned to blitz France. 300 more words
When young Americans are taught about the Cold War, we learn that it was exactly that — a decades-long standoff based on the threat of war, one without mass casualties, tanks and guns. 604 more words