World War II: 1941 And The Man Of Steel

November 2015
45:22

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Historian David Reynolds re-assesses Stalin's role in the life and death struggle between Germany and Russia in World War Two, which, he argues, was ultimately more critical for British survival than the Battle of Britain itself. The name Stalin means 'man of steel', but Reynolds' account reveals how the reality of Stalin's war in 1941 did not live up to that name. Travelling to Russian battlefield locations, he charts how Russia was almost annihilated within a few months as Stalin lurched from...
October 2015
45:44

S1 Ep1

Expired 3.0 37 x
Historian David Reynolds re-assesses Stalin's role in the life and death struggle between Germany and Russia in World War Two, which, he argues, was ultimately more critical for British survival than the Battle of Britain itself. The name Stalin means 'man of steel', but Reynolds' account reveals how the reality of Stalin's war in 1941 did not live up to that name. Travelling to Russian battlefield locations, he charts how Russia was almost annihilated within a few months as Stalin lurched from...
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