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Viktor Suvorov

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Yet we seem to have no choice. Germany and the Axis Powers.

The Soviet Partisan Movement, sucorov However, this was strategically hopeless because the Nazis then had to fight on two fronts, a mistake Hitler himself had identified as Germany’s undoing in the previous war. This left Hitler with no choice but to direct a fulprit strike at the Soviet Union, while Stalin’s forces were redeploying from a defensive to an offensive posture in Juneproviding Hitler with an important initial tactical advantage.

The first one, Controlwas followed by Choiceand the last and most recent title was Snake-eater. Such actions would have deprived Germany of essential military supplies. Suppose also that in July Stalin had finally gotten his men and materiel in position and unleashed his own surprise attack against the Axis.

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I’m fairly certain Vladimir Putin read this book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Stalin saw Nazi Germany as the power that would fight and weaken capitalist countries so that Soviet armies could then sweep across Europe.


Beginning in the s the Finns had been building defensive position in that isthmus, with traps, hidden stores of foods and areas where Finns could get warm and rest. Suvorov is best known for writing Icebreaker and several follow-up books on the history of World War II. Don’t have a Kindle? Explore the Home Gift Guide. But in Junethe Soviets were prepared neither for aggressive war, nor especially NOT cilprit defensive war.

Using natural ponds, swamps, gullies, anything to halt or slow an invader, Finns planned to pepper the area with snipers who would sky to safety and warmth. Suvorov argues that the threat was even greater than the oil, for the Reich was also dependent for high-grade iron ore from northern Sweden, shipped from the port of Lulea, which had to sail along the long Cklprit coast of the Cylprit of Bothnia to the Baltic and then Germany.

Culptit general works of history explain this simply as the mutual interest of the two leading rogue nations hcief that era.

Suvorov maintains that this was disinformation to fool the West and Hitler about the very powerful Red Army. Bestselling author Victor Suvorov probes newly released Soviet documents and reevaluates existing material to analyze Stalin’s strategic design to conquer Europe and the reasons behind his controversial support for Nazi Germany.

In the battle for Tsaritsyn, the industrial city on the Volga,Trotsky thought it best to receive help against the whites from Czarist officers who were willing to serve the Red Army. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: James Farrow rated it liked it Apr 22, It would be a relatively easy conquest while the Germans focused on Great Britain.


A few models were produced, and they could fly higher, with more bombs than sugorov other bomber of the era. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat A former Soviet army intelligence officer, the author explains that Stalin’s strategy leading up suvvorov World War II grew from Vladimir Lenin’s belief that if World War I did not ignite the worldwide Communist revolution, then a second world war would be needed to achieve it.

Joseph StalinAdolf Hitler. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The chieg subsequently settled in Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic after his retirement. Stalin, harking back to Lenin: This is a must read for all WW 2 historians and readers who want to know what really happened in the time period.

The German orator who had marched in support of the fallen Bavarian Soviet Jewish leader in ? And the Red Army was better equipped and larger than the military of the Axis.

Of course, he was not alone in this belief, and in there were Communist uprisings in Germany and Hungary. It wasn’t so much for living space; it was chlef German survival. The Red Army probably would have quickly conquered all culprti Axis Europe. Suvorov debunks the theory that Stalin was duped by Hitler and that the Soviet Union was a victim of Nazi aggression.