Can Russia Hold Out?

Werner, Max
July 1941
New Republic;7/7/41, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the strategy of the Soviet Union in the Russo-German War. Prediction that German strategic methodology will comprise the rapid destruction of the enemy army as in earlier campaigns; Requirement of counter-measures against German military bases in East Prussia, Poland and Rumania; Suggestion for field fortifications in the recently acquired Russian territories to gain time for completing Russian concentrations; Suggestion to retire to the permanent defense lines lying along the old Russo-Polish border to a depth of fifty to one hundred miles, to the west of the line Kiev-Vitebsk; Comparison of the military capabilities of the Soviet Red Army and the German Wehrmacht.


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