WWII Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West

  • 2009
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The backroom dealings of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin during WWII are explored via documentary segments and dramatic re-creations.

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Season 1, Episode 3 Dividing the World (January 1944 to August 1945)

First Aired: May 20, 2009

The series concludes with the war's endgame, when tensions mounted over who would rule various parts of Europe. Included: an October 1944 Moscow meeting between Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin in which the two leaders decided Eastern Europe's fate; the February 1945 Yalta conference, during which Franklin D. Roosevelt sought Stalin's aid in the fight against Japan; and the July 1945 Potsdam meeting, in which Harry Truman revealed that the U.S. had developed an atomic bomb.

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  • Premiered: May 6, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The backroom dealings of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin during WWII are explored via documentary segments and dramatic re-creations. (more)

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