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Soviet science and feeding Britain at war

Simon Ings reveals how Stalin and others shaped scientific development in the USSR, while William Sitwell describes the challenges of keeping Britain supplied in the era of rationing

Published: November 17, 2016 at 1:01 pm
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Simon Ings, author of Stalin and the Scientists, describes how the Bolshevik leaders intervened in scientific research in the USSR. Meanwhile, food writer William Sitwell tells the story of a man who battled to bring supplies into Britain during the era of rationing.

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