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Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56, Applebaum,  Anne
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56
Anne Applebaum

Paperback $27.99 - Penguin UK
History - Published: 24/Jul/2013 - ISBN: 9780141021874

Once the Nazis were defeated in 1945, the people of Eastern Europe expected liberation, Instead, they found themselves subjected to a new tyranny. Applebaum describes the erosion of civil society and follows the communists' tactics as they bullied, threatened and murdered their way to power. A history of this brutal period that is a reminder of how fragile all societies are.

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