Under the Shadow of Stalin and Hitler (World War II and the Fate of the European Nations, 19391941). Volume II: The European Democracy on the Verge of Annihilation
Под сянката на Сталин и Хитлер. Том II. Европейската демокрация пред унищожение
Language: Bulgarian with a summary in English
Category: World War II



Table of contents

Chapter One. Hitler and Stalin in Search for New Victims

1. The Aftermath of the Russian-Finnish War

2. The Cabinet Crisis in France and the Prospects of a Soviet-Nazi-Fascist Alliance

3. Stalin’s “Lessons” from the War with Finland

4. The Race for Control of Scandinavia

5. On the Eve of a Another Nazi Aggression

Chapter Two. The Conquest Of Denmark and Norway

1. The Invasion of Denmark and Norway by the “Wehrmacht”

2. Norway’s Resistance and Quisling’s “Soap Opera” Revolution

3. The Helpless Nazi Henchmen in Norway

4. The Counteroffensive against the “Wehrmacht” in Norway

5. The Failure of the British-French Counteroffensive and the German Diktat on Northern and Southeastern Europe

6. The Nazi Pressure on Europe and the Changes in the Soviet Military Command

Chapter Three. The Overrun of Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Belgium

1. The Invasion of Luxemburg, Belgium, and the Netherlands by the “Wehrmacht”

2. Winston Churchill as Prime Minister

3. The Surrender of the Netherlands, the Decay of France, and the Totalitarian Pressure on Scandinavia and the Baltic Region

4. The Western Democracies in the Face of the Nazi Offensive and in the Face of Soviet Aggressiveness

5. Belgium’s Drama

Chapter Four. The Blow to France

1. The British-French Evacuation through the Channel and the Soviet Squeeze on the Baltic Region and Romania

2. Russia in the Nazi “New Order” Plans

3.The End of the British-French Evacuation and the Growing Aggressiveness of Stalin and Mussolini

4. The Renewal of the German Offensive against France and the Completion of the Conquest of Norway

5. The Intervention of Italy

Chapter Five. The Surrender of France and the Blow to the Baltic Region

1. The Fall of Paris and the Unlimited Soviet Occupation of Lithuania

2. The Agony of the Third French Republic and Stalin’s Ultimatums to Latvia and Estonia

3. De Gaulle’s Appeal and the Puppet Soviet Governments in the Baltic Countries

4. Europe’s Paralysis before Hitler and Stalin and the Neutrality of Switzerland and Eire

5. The Second Compiegne Armistice

Conslusions and lessons

Index of geographic and ethnic names

Index of personal names

Primary and secondary sources

English summary

Contents by volumes


Publisher New Bulgarian University
Language Bulgarian with a summary in English
Pages 663
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-535-848-7
Creation date 2015
Size 16 х 24 cm

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