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WW II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West

Unlikely Friends (Summer 1939 to Autumn 1941) (#101)

Reveals the secret allegiances that Stalin wanted to hide, including his offer to help Hitler. [116 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: "WW II: Behind Closed Doors" provides a new history of World War II -- one that is full of surprises, even for those who think they know the history. Drawing on material only available since the opening of archives in the East, the documentary re-examines the key decisions made by Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt during the war. The series is a mix of high politics -- including the inside story of the Allies' meetings at Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam -- and the dramatic personal experiences of those on the ground who bore the consequences of their decisions.

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