HITLER AND STALIN: PARALLEL LIVES

"With the defeat of the Reich and pending the emergence of the Asiatic, the African, and perhaps the South American nationalisms, there will remain in the world only two Great Powers capable of confronting each other - the United States and Soviet Russia." - Hitler bunker monologue, April 2, 1945. On vacation at Afon in the south, in 1951, he summoned Khrushchev and Mikoyan to keep him company. "One day," Khrushchev relates, "we were taking a walk round the grounds when Stalin came out on the porch. He seemed not to notice Mikoyan and me. m finished,' he said to no one in particular. 'I trust no one, not even myself.' "

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