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The People's War Responses to World War II in the Soviet Union

by Robert W. Thurston

  • ISBN: 9780252026003
  • ISBN10: 0252026004

The People's War Responses to World War II in the Soviet Union

by Robert W. Thurston

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr
  • Publish date: 10/01/2000
  • ISBN: 9780252026003
  • ISBN10: 0252026004
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Description: The People's War lifts the Stalinist veil of secrecy to probe an almost untold side of World War II: the experiences of the Soviet people themselves.

Drawing on a wealth of archival and recently published material, contributors detail the calculated destruction of a Jewish town by the Germans and present a chilling picture of life in occupied Minsk. They look at the wartime experience of intellectuals, for whom the period was a time of relative freedom, and discuss women's myriad roles in combat and other spheres of activity. They also reassess the behavior and morale of ordinary Red Army troops and offer new conclusions about early crushing defeats at the hands of the Germans -- defeats that were officially explained as cowardice on the part of high officers.

A frank investigation of civilian life behind the front lines, The People's War provides a detailed, balanced picture of the Stalinist USSR by describing not only the command structure and repressive power of the state but also how people reacted to them, cooperated with or opposed them, and adapted or ignored central policy in their own ways. By putting the Soviet people back in their war, this volume helps restore the range and complexity of human experience to one of history's most savage periods.

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