Read more about Stalin’s War: A Radical New Theory Of The Origins Of The Second World War and other books by Ernst Topitsch. Topitsch, Ernst (). Also known as: Tópitchu (); Libraries Australia: http ://; NLA Persistent Identifier. Book Review. Stalin’s War: A Radical New Theory of the Origins of the Second World War. by Ernst Topitsch. Translated by A. and B.E. Taylor. New York: St.
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Topitsch contends that regardless of what Hitler did, Stalin was preparing to attack Germany, most likely in Sign in via your Institution Sign in. He topitscy not alone in suggesting that Stalin was planning a military offensive against the West. Ernst Topitsch – – Dialectica 16 3: Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?
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Transliteration of Russian names generally straddles proper German and English usage, so that the reader encounters, instead of “Zhukov” or “Schukow,” the translators’ “Schukov.
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Robert Pettit – – [R. On page 23, one encounters the odd formulation “Faced by the notorious dwindling of party funds during the war There are 3 possible reasons you were unable to login and get access our premium online pages. Grigore Gafencu, Romania’s sometime foreign minister and ambassador to the USSR during the war, felt that Stalin had secretly provoked Germany into attacking.
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Strategy and Tactics on the Eastern Front, Presidio Press,makes the case that Soviet armaments production and military dispositions facing western Europe are a sure sign that the Soviets were intending to launch an offensive against the West While “Operation Barbarossa” — as Hitler’s assault on the Soviet Union was codenamed — did not catch Stalin unawares, the German military victories during the summer and fall of were unexpected and thwarted Stalin’s ambitious plans for a rapid counterattack to the west.
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Die Vorreden von More recently, Brian Fugate, in a revision of his University of Texas doctoral dissertation, published as Operation Barbarossa: Kunz – – Studia Philosophica A new situation now presented itself to Stalin if the German Army were defeated, the Soviets could be masters of Europe. Citing articles via Google Scholar. You forgot your password and you need to retrieve it. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
In line with prevailing opinion, for many years I considered Hitler to be the main character in the drama of the Second World War, and held his policy of violent expansion and aggression to be the most important cause of its outbreak.
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The author summarizes the evolution of his thinking on these matters at the outset of his study:. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Stay ahead with Tip Sheet! You may cancel at any time with no questions asked. Usually ships within 6 to 10 days. Topitsch’s book is not without its flaws, particularly in A.
If Stalin’s aspirations were not fully realized, the outcome of the war does not detract from Topitsch’s theory that “the Second World War was only a phase — though an important one — in the realization of Lenin’s grand strategy to subjugate the capitalist or ‘imperialist’ nations — in other topitssch, all those which had not yet undergone the process of Sovietization.
You are here Home. Topitsch observes that, “In the Kremlin it was at topifsch expected that there would be long-drawn-out battles with a heavy rate of attrition — as in the First World War — in the course of which the two sides would go on destroying each other until general exhaustion brought about a revolutionary situation.
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New York Rights Fair. Stalin pursued Lenin’s strategy. While “Operation Barbarossa” — as Hitler’s assault on the Soviet Union was codenamed — did not catch Stalin unawares, the German military victories topitwch the summer and fall of were unexpected and thwarted Stalin’s ambitious plans for a rapid counterattack to the west.