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Germany attacked the Soviet Union in 1941, and Japan, Hitler’s ally, attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. It was Roosevelt who responded to Pearl Harbour by taking the US into the Second World War against Japan and Germany. (1890-1969) – Supreme Allied Commander for the D-Day Landings. Maps that were once so secret that an officer who lost one could be sent to prison (or worse) were bought by the ton and resold for a profit to governments, telecommunications companies, and others. “I’m guessing we bought a million sheets,” Guy says. “Maybe more.” University libraries at places like Stanford, Oxford, and the University of Texas in Austin have drawers stuffed with Cold War Soviet maps, acquired from Guy and other dealers, but the maps have languished in obscurity.

Pages: 96

Publisher: Praeger (February 9, 2004)

ISBN: 0275982920

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