The Great Fatherland War : the Soviet Union in World War II /

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by Gottfried, Ted.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Reim, Melanie K.,--ill. Series: The rise and fall of the Soviet Union Published by : Twenty-first Century Books, (Brookfield, Conn. :) Physical details: 128 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 --Destruction and pillage --Soviet Union. | World War, 1939-1945 --Soviet Union. | Soviet Union --History --1939-1945. Year : 2003 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 940.53 Got Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Wehrmacht invasion -- Stalin as warlord -- The Siege of Leningrad -- Operation Typhoon: the Battle of Moscow -- Behind enemy lines -- Stalingrad! -- Tactics, tanks, and librarians -- The scorched-earth policy -- Vengeance and victory -- The iron curtain descends.

Discusses the Soviet Union's involvement in World War II, from their non-aggression pact with Germany to their subsequent invasion and eventual defeat, highlighting the hardships endured by the Soviet people during the war years.