TITLE

Moscow and Rostov

AUTHOR(S)
Werner, Max
PUB. DATE
December 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;12/15/41, Vol. 105 Issue 24, p821
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on various aspects of the full-fledged Russo-German war. Offensive and active defense plan of the German and the Red Army respectively; Balance of power between German and Russian armies; German strategy of the battle of annihilation during the war; Improvisation of the remedy of the use of infantry and artillery as anti-tank troops by the Russians; Report that Russian strategic reserves were thrown in so swiftly and efficiently that they were able to restore a continuous front and parry the crucial German attack over a semicircle around Moscow, Russia; Report that the second battle of Moscow, begun late in November, was waged with weakened offensive power; Victory of the Russians in the battle of the south; Report that at present, the fighting strength of the Red Army is higher than at the outbreak of the war and the offensive power of the Germans is apparently below that of their supreme effort in mid-October; Advantages of the German army of having large territorial gains; Risks for the German army, of an exposed position deep in the enemy country.
ACCESSION #
14692169

 

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