Russia's Battle of Decision

Werner, Max
February 1943
New Republic;2/15/43, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p202
Focuses on the strategy adopted by various countries in the World War II. Claims that the Red Army is using its major forces to attack, while still retaining considerable reserves for the final battle; Report that the primary task facing the Red Army in the battle is to liquidate the potential offensive strength of the German army; Comments on the Don, the Donets valley and the eastern Ukraine which must be considered as one single fighting area of a huge battle; Information about the maintenance and growth of the Soviet Union's military strength; Report that German sixth Army was the Nazis' best single army; Claims that the primary factor in the failure of the Germans is not the crisis of the Germany army but the crisis of German strategy; Report that the most favorable solution for the German army would probably be a defense along the line, Taganrog-Kharkov-Orel.


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