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Lend-Lease, Loans and the Coming of the Cold War
Lend-Lease, Loans and the Coming of the Cold War
By Leon C. Martel
Westview Press, 1979, 304 pp

Academic writers too often concentrate on how decisions are made while overlooking the fact that eventual outcomes are profoundly shaped, often in unintended ways, by the process of implementation. Martel drives this point home with this case study of the tangled issues of American aid to the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1946.