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Racing the Enemy

Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan

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PAPERBACK

$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674022416

Publication Date: 09/30/2006

Short

432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

44 halftones, 5 maps - as two 16-page inserts

Belknap Press

World

Awards & Accolades

  • 2006 Robert H. Ferrell Book Prize, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
  • 2005 Association of American Publishers PSP Award for Excellence, History & American Studies Category
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