Week 8 Posts

The Partisan Movement

As the German military over extended itself on the Eastern front, its supply lines and logistical support structure became prime targets for groups of guerrilla fighters. According to William C. Fuller, these resistance fighters, known as partisans, numbered as many … Continue reading

The Turning Point: Stalingrad

The Soviet Army had been pushed back since the German advance into Russia but at the City of Stalingrad the Soviets were able to turn the tide of the war on their front.  Hitler had decided to divert forces who would have gone to capture the strategic oil fields which … Continue reading