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Re: another perspective
At 08:12 PM 9/15/02 -0500, swan wrote:
>I have no idea what Roosevelt's intentions were at Yalta, but the result is
>that he indeed sold out to Russia. And when he ordered American troops to
>hold up and allow Russian troops to advance across Germany he set the stage
>for the Cold War that lasted nearly 50 years.
The decision to stop the US and UK troops from advancing beyond the Elbe
was made without consultation with Roosevelt by Eisenhower. That one was
Ike's blot: the only leader he contacted about this was Stalin.
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