From Allies to enemies

Serhii Plokhy describes a World War Two joint operation between the US and USSR that hinted at the Cold War tensions that were to come

B-17 bombers make their way to England to aid the British in WW2, April 1942. (Photo by Getty Images)

Award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy talks to us about his new book Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front, which describes a little-known World War Two joint operation between the US and USSR. As Plokhy reveals, the military collaboration hinted at the Cold War tensions that were to come.

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Award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy talks to us about his new book Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front, which describes a little-known World War Two joint operation between the US and USSR. As Plokhy reveals, the military collaboration hinted at the Cold War tensions that were to come.

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