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Regarding the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings – Excerpts from “The Soviet-German War” by David Glantz

Relative Contributions to Victory: On the 50th anniversary of the Normandy invasion of 1944, a U.S. news magazine featured a cover photo of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was labeled as the man who defeated Hitler. If any one man … Continue reading

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The Unknown War [1978]

Copy-paste from Wikipedia: The Unknown War (Russian: “Великая Отечественная Война” (The Great Patriotic War) or “Неизвестная война” (The Unknown War) is an American documentary television series. The 20-part series documents the World War II conflict between Nazi Germany and the … Continue reading

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The Warsaw uprising – A short analysis of the Red Army’s role

When Stalin and Churchill met face-to-face in October 1944, Stalin told Churchill that the lack of Soviet support was a direct result of a major reverse in the Vistula sector in August, which had to be kept secret for strategic … Continue reading

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