Adolf Hitler – Why He Invaded The Soviet Union

卐 Nationalsozialistische Umerziehung 卐 (National-Socialist Reeducation)

The attack on the Soviet Union was a counter attack as Hitler had no other choice, Stalin was about to strike western Europe. Even if Germany had an army 5 times larger than that of the USSR, Germany was, due to its much smaller size than the USSR, in a strategic disadvantage, as the Red Army could have reached Berlin in less than a week through a surprise attack. Germany is smaller in size, hence less ground to defend, less ground to use as strategic advantage i.e. no where to retreat unlike the soviets who could have retreated within the vast landscapes of the USSR and reorganize to counterattack. Germany didn’t have strategic territory that the USSR had.Germany had a bigger industrial base than the USSR. Hitler knew that Germany must strike first and defeat the USSR by 1942. Therefore he did not order the German economy to be totally…

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