An in-depth look at a crucial, little-known World War II episode-the failed Allied policy in Yugoslavia and its ramifications in the Balkans and beyondWinston Churchill called it one of his biggest wartime failures-the shift of British and . support from Yugoslavia's Dra?a Mihailovic and his royalist resistance movement to Tito and his communist Partisans. Lloyd George, though not too popular with his country’s army and navy chiefs, in early 1915 penned a four-thousand-word memo on the necessity of sending troops to the Balkans.
In Shadows on the Mountain, former Balkan reporter Marcia Kurapovna reveals the unknown, unheralded, and misunderstood story of what Winston Churchill called one of his biggest wartime failures-the shift of British and . support from Yugoslavia's Draža Mihailoviç and his royalist resistance movement to Communist Partisans under the command of Josip Broz Tito. That he was executed by a firing squad in the SV and not in Yugoslavia is also interesting. Their 20 year effort to restore his name was finally granted when the United States awarded his Legion of Merit to his daughter in 1967. And finally, it never fails to amuse me that when an objective view is presented, that is to say, when you aren't fawning over the left or right that there is always an "ulterior motive.
Shadows on the Mountain book. I have a particular interest in the area and the time period so was looking forward to learning about he evolution of the modern geopolitical landscape and particularly how WWII influenced its development. Although I'm sure that info is in here, the writing is so thick and wordy I could not follow where things were going or what point was trying to be made. It felt to me like the purpose of this writing style was to sound "acade Actually I didn't finish but there is no other way I could rate it. I have a particular interest in the area and the time period so was looking forward.
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This book illuminates the complex reasons behind that failure through the incredible story of what has been called the greatest rescue of Allied airmen from behind enemy lines in World War II history, a rescue executed, incredibly, with minimal official support from the United States and none such support from Great Britain. intelligence that profoundly altered policy decision making Reveals how failed Allied policy set the stage for Yugoslavia's breakup in the 1990s Details the wartime camaraderie of unlikely warriors who became fast friends, outcasts, and heroes in executing the rescue Written with the drama of a novel and the insight of serious history, Shadows on the Mountain is essential reading for anyone. interested in World War II, European history, and the Balkans.
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Home All Categories Politics & Social Sciences Books Eastern Books Shadows on the Mountain: The Allies, the Resistance, and the Rivalries that Doomed WWII Yugoslavia. ISBN13: 9780470084564. Shadows on the Mountain : The Allies, the Resistance, and the Rivalries That Doomed WWII Yugoslavia. An in-depth look at a crucial, little-known World War II episode-the failed Allied policy in Yugoslavia and its ramifications in the Balkans and beyond. Starting with Serbia's tragedy and triumph in World War II through civil war in Yugoslavia during World War I, focuses on the history of the Balkans, a tragically misunderstood part of the world. Sheds new light on the OSS-SOE relationship and manipulations of intelligence that profoundly altered policy decision making. Reveals how failed Allied policy set the stage for Yugoslavia's breakup in the 1990s. Details the wartime camaraderie of unlikely warriors who became fast friends, outcasts, and heroes in executing the rescue.