Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath

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Hoover Press, Sep 1, 2013 - Political Science - 1080 pages
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Herbert Hoover's "magnum opus"—at last published nearly fifty years after its completion—offers a revisionist reexamination of World War II and its cold war aftermath and a sweeping indictment of the "lost statesmanship" of Franklin Roosevelt. Hoover offers his frank evaluation of Roosevelt's foreign policies before Pearl Harbor and policies during the war, as well as an examination of the war's consequences, including the expansion of the Soviet empire at war's end and the eruption of the cold war against the Communists.

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So Mr. Hoover disliked Franklin Roosevelt, believed that Roosevelt schemed to get us into World War II, and knew that Roosevelt had a lot of Communists and fellow travelers in his Administration. It ... Read full review


Editor s Acknowledgments
Editor s Note on Sources and Editing Methods
The Creators Leaders Principles and Methods
The Recognition of Soviet Russia in November 1933
Federal Government
The Communist Fronts
Make an Appraisal of the Forces Movinq amonq Nations in 1938
May 12 to May
October 19 to October 30
The Supplementary Purposes of Roosevelt Churchill
November 22
Other Conclusions at Tehran
December 2 to December 7
President Roosevelts Statements as to the Decisions
Stalin by Action Proves the Two Secret Undertakings

Austria Czechoslovakia and Poland
Motion in Europe
President Roosevelt Abandons Isolationism and Enters
The Rape of Czechoslovakia
Hitler Moves on Poland
Shall We Send Our Youth to War?
A Tragedy to All Mankind Without
The Surrender of Western Europe
Revision of the Neutralitv Laws
The Presidential Election of 1940
There Were to Be No Convovs
My Appeal That the United States Stay on the Sidelines
The Reactions in the Western World
Via J apanYet Again Comes a Chance for Peace
Via J apanthe Ultimatum
December 22 1941
The Development of TORCH the North African
Secretary Cordell Hulls Bewildennent
October 9 to October 20
The Declarations on Liberated Europe and Poland
CHAPTER as The Secret Far Eastem Agreement
Acclaim of the Yalta Agreements
The Rise
The United States Has a New President
Keeping the Secret Far Eastem Agreement a Secret
The Awakening of Prime Minister Churchill to the Betrayal
Potsdam Action as to Gennanv and Poland
Aftennath of Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Japan
I Make an Appraisal of Communist Progress as of 1946
A StenbvStep Historv of Poland
Selected Documents Pertaininq to Freedom Betrayed

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George H. Nash is a historian, lecturer, and authority on the life of Herbert Hoover. His publications include three volumes of a definitive, scholarly biography of Hoover and the monograph Herbert Hoover and Stanford University, as well as numerous articles in scholarly and popular journals. A specialist in twentieth-century political and intellectual history, Nash is also the author of The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America since 1945 and Reappraising the Right: The Past and Future of American Conservatism. A graduate of Amherst College and holder of a PhD in history from Harvard University, he received the Richard M. Weaver Prize for Scholarly Letters in 2008. He lives in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

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