#41 – Frank Makes Shit Up

#41 – Frank Makes Shit Up

On Feb 8, when Stalin arrived for his lunch date with Roosevelt, FDR told him that the Foreign Ministers had met that morning and agreed to accept the two extra countries for the Soviet’s in the UN General Assembly. It was good timing for FDR, because that day they...
#39 – Stalin Drops The Mic

#39 – Stalin Drops The Mic

Back to the question of Poland. Roosevelt suggests changing the Polish-Russian border – in the favour of the Poles. Why? It’d really help him out in the upcoming U.S. election. Churchill agreed with him. Why? It would really help him out in the upcoming...
#37 – Poland

#37 – Poland

We are back talking about Poland and why it was such an important issue to the Big Three at Yalta. As Churchill himself said, Poland was so important, it was discussed at seven out of the eight plenary sessions and the official British record contained 18,000 words on...
#35 – The United Nations

#35 – The United Nations

During the rest of Day Two of Yalta they discuss how much Germany should pay in reparations and how many Germans should go to Russia as slave labour. On Day Three, the talk turns to FDR’s passion project – The United Nations. We go into some detail about...
#22 – Yalta (part 1)

#22 – Yalta (part 1)

By the time the Big Three finally met again after Tehran, it was February 1945, the US had re-taken the Phillipines. But the they were still a long way from Japan. And in Europe, they were all facing fierce crystal-meth fuelled German resistance. Plus we have...