A former interpreter of Stalin's confirms that he felt betrayed by the Allies because they only opened up a second front in Western Europe when the Red Army began to approach Germany and the West.
Stalin Feels the Allies Betrayed Him During the War
As part of the Soviet control that Stalin imposed over Poland Russians were made to pose as Polish officers.
Russians Pretending to Be Polish Officers
As German forces gradually retreat from the Eastern front and Soviet forces wait just outside Warsaw the Polish resistance rises assuming that Stalin will come to their aid.
Stalin Watches as The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 Gets Crushed
Despite the massive loss of life of his own people Stalin is viewed in the US as a hero by the end of 1942.
Stalin Man of the Year as His Country Bleeds
During a trip to Moscow in December 1941 British Foreign Minister Anthony Eden learns of Stalin's desire to hold onto eastern Poland after the end of the war.
Stalin Reveals to the British His Polish Pretension
By October 1939 after the Soviets and Nazis had partitioned Poland the Gestapo and Soviet secret police were looking for ways to increase and render more effective their collaboration
The Soviets and Nazis Throw the Poles to the Wind