Hitler and Moscow 1941

  title={Hitler and Moscow 1941},
  author={J. Taylor},
  journal={The Journal of Slavic Military Studies},
  pages={490 - 527}
  • J. Taylor
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Slavic Military Studies
  • The fate of Moscow is considered to be one of the major factors determining the outcome of Operation Barbarossa in 1941. Historians have, for a long time, tended to focus on the battles, which took place for the city during this period. The role of the Soviet capital in terms of its importance to Hitler's overall strategy is, however, less well known. The article explores this aspect of the Soviet-German war, which has been largely neglected in postwar literature. It demonstrates that Hitler… CONTINUE READING
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    The Battle for Moscow
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    See Glantz for an explanation for the rapid disintegration of the Soviet forces defending Moscow
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    but it proved impossible to redeploy the necessary forces in time
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    Hitler had originally wanted the offensive against the Soviet capital to be launched in mid
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