Reasons Why Russia Won WWII Flashcards

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What are the 4 factors? (H.A.T.E.)

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Home Front
Alliance
Tactical Errors (German)
Economic

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What are the 4 factors?

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Home Front
Alliance
Tactical Errors (German)
Economic

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Explain the Alliances Factor

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> May 1942 USSR entered an official alliance with GBR, USA and USSR
‘Lend Lease’ America provided food and small percentages of machinery - Stalin was suspicious as he thought it promoted capitalism

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Explain the Home Front Factor

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> Abandoning socialism - Stalin accepted they would fight for the sake of the Soviet - reverted to Nationalism
Returning to the Church
Essential mobilisation of Russian people on the Military front

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Explain the Economic Factor

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> Russian War economy inc. 4th 5YP
Nazi war economy - Hermann Goerring’s mistakes - invested to highly in living conditions and opposed introduction of mass production
Gosplan at war - relocated industry East

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Explain the Tactical Errors of the Germans

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> Hitler’s inadequacies and overconfidence
Overambitious - took on Russia while still at war with Britain - Overstretched his army on many occasions
Disorganised - Operation Babarossa
Wasn’t forceful enough - gave opposition time

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