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Flashpoint Trieste
The First Battle of the Cold War
Christian Jennings

University Press of New England



Contents

Preface: This Land Is My Land, June 2016
• Author’s Note
• Maps
• PART ONE: THE FALL OF TRIESTE
• The Race for Trieste, April 1945
• Holding Trieste, 29 April–1 May
• The Capture of Trieste, 1–2 May
• PART TWO: REVENGE IN TRIESTE
• Kidnapped by the Partisans
• Revenge and Reprisals on the Dalmatian Coast
• Death on the Plateau, 2–3 May
• PART THREE: BRINKMANSHIP ON THE ADRIATIC
• Who was Marshal Tito?
• The Allies’ Support for Yugoslavia
• Marshal Tito Plays a Double Hand
• Dividing Trieste, June 1945
• PART FOUR: COLONIALISM ON THE ADRIATIC
• Spies on the Adriatic, May–August 1945
• Very British Intelligence
• The Capture of Friedrich Rainer and Odilo Globocnik, May 1945
• A New Enemy for the Allies, June 1945
• A New American Sheriff in Trieste, June 1945
• PART FIVE: WAR IN THE SHADOWS
• Hidden Conflict, July 1945
• OZNA Sve Dozna (OZNA Can Find Out Anything), August–September 1945
• A Gurkha Beheading, October–December 1945
• PART SIX: THE NEW EUROPE
• Bloody Compromise, February–April 1946
• The Free Territory of Trieste, March–August 1947
• Killing Tito and Dividing Trieste
• The Numbers, January 1999
• Epilogue: What Became of the Characters in the Book
• Appendix: Science Finds the Evidence
• Glossary
• Notes
• Index

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