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IRON CURTAIN is a very readable history of how the Soviets came to dominate Eastern Europe in the aftermath of WWII.
The book is meticulously detailed, very well researched and documented with 46 illustrations and maps of Eastern Europe before and after WWll.
Living Poland for many years the book helps me to better understand many of the strange observations I made over time.
This is an excellent book and recommend to anyone interested in history of this era. I read WWII by Antony Beevor before this and it was a great transition.Published 18 days ago by Roberto Pena
Colossal in scale, Anne Applebaum's "Iron Curtain," is a phenomenal historical interpretation of how eastern Europe fell under Soviet hegemony. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rob Fitzgibbon
Probably one of the hardest books to read regarding human suffering .
Still I learned a lot and knowledge is good. Read more
Interesting concept which drew my attention; however, at the end it didn't meet my expectations in full. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Daniel Nawrocki
The writer's remarkable research and evenhanded presentation of Eastern Europe's historic road to and through the period of 1944-1956,with special interest for me of Poland and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Visa