The Coming German Offensive

Werner, Max
April 1942
New Republic;4/6/42, Vol. 106 Issue 14, p452
Focuses on the Russian offensive military strategies in response to and in comparison to German strategies during World War II. Retirement of German offense to passive defense strategy; Change in methods of Russian strategy relating losses in the first phase of the war; Objective to attain high level of morale of the Red Army; Discussion of German and Russian defense strategies for the winter campaign; Differences between two strategies; Probability that German dictator Adolf Hitler will attempt to Smash the Red Army and to occupy Russia's industrial centers; Analysis of possible attack path of Hitler; Importance of the Caucasian Mountains for Russian protection; Predictions that the Russian war campaign can be won through the coordination of British action and American aid.


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