BATTLE OF RUSSIA: Push With a Difference

On the Russian front the spring push had finally begun, and with it the world got its first glimpse of the German strategy of 1942. Now the Nazi was up against a foe that more than matched him in numbers, was well equipped, had had battle training, could not be surprised and was ready to counter-push the moment Hitler pushed. He had to alter his tactics accordingly. He did not open up this time with a massive blitz.

Instead the German picked his spot for a preliminary attack; limited in scope if not...

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