Thursday, 9 October 2014

Mass migrations and the remaking of Europe in 1946

It is very odd and not sufficiently remarked that Attlee, Stalin and Truman at Potsdam decreed vast compulsory migrations, ethnically cleansing Eastern Europe to prevent ethnic minorities creating future wars, while in Western Europe within three or four years the vast migration from the colonies to Europe was to begin.

Victor Sebastyan's new book tells the sad story of the DPs.

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