Hitler's Risk, Russia's Peril

Werner, Max
August 1942
New Republic;8/3/42, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p136
Focuses on the German offensive in the Soviet Union as Germany shifted gears from a war on stabilized fronts to a war of movement. Advance of the German forces in the southern front; Comparison of the German offensive in 1942 with that in 1941; Germany's blow directed against the main forces of the Soviet army in 1941 as opposed to 1942 when the Germans are concentrating on the periphery of the Soviet front to gain territorial and economic gains; Risks for the German dictator, Adolf Hitler; Fears of imperilment of success; Hitler running out of time; Counter offensive of the Soviet Union in Voronezh endangers the connecting link between German fronts of the center and the south.


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