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Austria, Germany, and the Cold War: From the <I>Anschluss</I> to the State Treaty, 1938-1955

Austria, Germany, and the Cold War: From the Anschluss to the State Treaty, 1938-1955 (Hardback)

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In the "Moscow Declaration" of 1943 the Allies officially propagated the notion of Austria as the first victim of Hitlerite aggression and announced their intention to set up a free and independent Austria after the war, which finally happened in 1955. Asking himself why it took so long to get to this point, the author addresses issues such as the victim thesis, Austrians as perpetrators, Austrian anti-Semitism and official attempts to mitigate its effects after the war. He discusses the various proposals for post-war Austria and makes it clear that the question of Austria was from the very beginning inextricably linked with the more important question of Germany. With Germany divided, Austria turned out to be of strategic value in the cold war and the state treaty became a weapon in this war.

Rolf Steininger is head of the Institute of Contemporary History at the University of Innsbruck and European Union Jean-Monnet Professor, senior fellow of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies of the University of New Orleans, board member of the European Community Studies Association, and the author of numerous books, articles, and television documentaries.

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