A video about the nazi invasion of russia during its 1941 campaign during ww2 the german invasion of russia military history world war ii documentary german small arms in world war. Despite catastrophic losses in the first six weeks of the war, the soviet union failed to collapse as anticipated by the nazi leadership and the german military commanders in mid-august 1941, soviet resistance stiffened, knocking the germans off their unrealistic timetable.
The german blitzkrieg technique was as devastating in russia as it had been in the rest of europe the scene was set for a war of annihilation waged by the nazis against the soviets with no mercy shown by either side.
The german invasion of russia is much less of a surprise than was the russo-german pact of august 23, 1939 it was not only that “mein kampf” was always the revelation of the sincere mind of hitler.
Operation barbarossa (german: unternehmen barbarossa) was the code name for the axis invasion of the soviet union, which started on sunday, 22 june 1941, during world war ii the operation stemmed from nazi germany's ideological aims to conquer the western soviet union so that it could be repopulated by germans, to use slavs, especially poles, as a slave-labour force for the axis war effort, and to seize the oil reserves of the caucasus and the agricultural resources of soviet territories.
The eastern front of world war ii was a theatre of conflict between the european axis powers and co-belligerent finland against the soviet union (ussr), poland and other allies, which encompassed central europe, eastern europe, northeast europe , and southeast europe from 22 june 1941 to 9 may 1945. A video about the nazi invasion of russia during its 1941 campaign during ww2 the german invasion of russia military history world war ii documentary german small arms in world war 2.
Which best describes germany's standard invasion strategy at the beginning of world war ii (a) attack with a combination of speed and overwhelming force () (b) intimidate the enemy by first amassing a large force along the enemy's border.