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Did the Soviet Union Plan to Invade in 1941

Did the Soviet Union Plan to Invade in 1941

In 1990s, following the fall of the Iron Curtain, Western audiences were introduced to work of Vladimir Rezun, a.k.a. Viktor Suvorov. He claimed that Stalin had planned for an offensive war in 1941., only to be pre-empted by Hitler's Operation Barbarossa. Ideologically, this makes sense. Communism was just as aggressive ideology as Nazism, and Soviet … Continue reading Did the Soviet Union Plan to Invade in 1941