The legacy of Yalta through the eyes of the women who were there

Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin met at Yalta in February 1945 to discuss their joint occupation of Germany and plans for postwar Europe. CC0

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Near the end of WWII, Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin met in Yalta to forge a post-war settlement. But as the war in Ukraine reveals, we're still living with the consequences of their decisions. And thanks to historian Catherine Grace Katz, we now have the perspective of three vital witnesses to the moment — the daughters of Yalta.