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Confronting CaptivityBritain and the United States and Their POWs in Nazi Germany$
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Arieh J. Kochavi

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780807829400

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807876404_kochavi

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An Anglo-Soviet Bargain

An Anglo-Soviet Bargain

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(p.225) 8 An Anglo-Soviet Bargain
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Confronting Captivity
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Arieh J. Kochavi

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807876404_kochavi.13

This chapter examines the negotiations between Britain and the Soviet Union for the repatriation of all Soviet nationals and virtually all British prisoners of war (POWs) captured during World War II. It first explains how Moscow used the repatriation issue as a bargaining chip to force the Western Allies to recognize the provisional government the Russians were backing in Poland. The chapter then turns to the agreements on POWs and Soviet citizens signed at the Yalta Conference held in February 1945, mainly through the efforts of British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden. It also discusses the “Agreement Relating to POWs and Civilians Liberated by Forces Operating under Soviet Command and Forces Operating under British Command” signed by Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin.

Keywords:   repatriation, Britain, Soviet Union, prisoners of war, World War II, Poland, Yalta Conference, Anthony Eden, Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin

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