By G. Bischof
On the top of the 1st chilly struggle within the early Fifties, the Western powers frightened that occupied Austria may turn into 'Europe's Korea' and feared a Communist takeover. The Soviets exploited their career area for max reparations. American fiscal relief assured Austria's survival and monetary reconstruction. Their army guidance became Austria right into a 'secret best friend' of the West. Austrian international relations performed an important position in securing the Austrian treaty in bilateral negotiations with Stalin's successors within the Kremlin demonstrating the leverage of the susceptible within the chilly struggle.
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37 It is well known that the Austrian strain of Catholic anti-Semitism was as old as the German one and took a vicious turn towards racial categorization in late nineteenth-century Vienna. 1krieg in the East - their ""life-and-death struggle'' against Bolshevism. Bolsheviks and Jews were one and the same. When the Wehrmacht attacked Soviet Russia their leadership agreed with Hitler's most basic beliefs. ousrotten") Reds and Jews to save European civilization. 39 The Wehrmacht. one of Germany's leading military historians has argued, was ""objectively the tip of the sword of a murderous regime which explicitly conducted a war of extcrmination''.
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Austria in the First Cold War, 1945–55: The Leverage of the Weak by G. Bischof