The Germans Before Moscow
Lecture no. 10 from the course: World War II: A Military and Social History
Taught by Professor Thomas Childers | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Despite an extraordinarily successful beginning of Operation Barbarossa that exceeded even German expectations, late 1941 saw the offensive dramatically slowed by unsettling logistical and weather problems. A close look at how and why this happened, with special attention to the extraordinary resilience of the Red Army as winter set in and the German offensive ground to a halt.