Did Stalin cause the Cold War?
www.learningcurve.gov.uk/coldwar/G3/cs1 Educational site from the National Archive. Provides seven relevant documents and a number of ways of interpreting them. Race for the Superbomb: Joseph Stalin www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bomb/peopleevents/ pandeAMEX69.html Brief article on Stalin’s reaction to the Americans’ development of the atomic bomb. Also check out Truman Tells Stalin, where all those who were at Potsdam on 24 July 1945, when the Soviet leader was told of the bomb, give their versions of events. The Doctors’ Plot www.cyberussr.com/rus/vrach-ubijca-e.html The article – ‘Vicious Spies and Killers under the Mask of Academic Physicians’ – published on 13 January 1953 in Pravda, which gives the official rationale behind the arrests and imminent executions (only aborted because of Stalin’s death) of a number of mainly Jewish doctors – Stalin’s last attempt at a purge. The mystery of Stalin’s death http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/2793501.stm BBC News article on the conspiracy theory t