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The Evasive Neutral: Germany, Britain and the Quest for a Turkish Alliance in the Second World War
The Evasive Neutral: Germany, Britain and the Quest for a Turkish Alliance in the Second World War
By Frank G. Weber
University of Missouri Press, 1979, 244 pp
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Turkey's wartime diplomacy was a tightrope act. Allied to Great Britain and courted by Nazi Germany, she committed herself to neither, preserving her neutrality and territorial integrity (if not her reputation). Weber's monograph, based largely on British and German sources, competently unravels a complex story.