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Reasons for the Soviet Victory

Second World War, World War Two, Great Patriotic War, Ukrainian Front, 1944
Ukrainian Front, 1944

EXTRACT FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY. Orlando Figes, The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia (Penguin, 2007), pp. 421-3.

...The bravery and resilience of the rank and file was a decisive factor in the Soviet military success. Another was the transformation in the structure of authority within the Red Army after the first disastrous twelve months of the war... [FULL TEXT 894 WORDS]

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