Litvinov's Lost Peace, 19411946

  title={Litvinov's Lost Peace, 19411946},
  author={Geoffrey K. Roberts},
  journal={Journal of Cold War Studies},
The German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 and the ensuing conflict witnessed the political rehabilitation of the former People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, Maksim Litvinov. After serving as ambassador to the United States from 1941 to 1943, Litvinov returned to the Soviet Union and played a key role in charting Moscow's wartime Grand Alliance strategy. He urged So-viet leaders to convene a joint Anglo-Soviet-American commission to discuss military-political questions, and he helped… Expand
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