ICEBREAKER. Who Started the. Second World War? Viktor Suvorov. Translated by Thomas B. Beattie. HAMISH HAMILTON. London. A historian, the Soviet defector Victor Suvorov tells the story of World War II as started not by Hitler, but by Stalin. He contends that Russia’s part in starting the. ICEBREAKER Who Started the Second World War? Viktor Suvorov Translated by Thomas B. Beattie HAMISH HAMILTON London For my brother Hamish.

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On the other hand, if either the Soviet Union or Germany did not want such a war, they would have to use all the strength of their armed forces, all of their national wisdom and all the force of their international authority to keep the enemy off Polish territory.

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A multitude of books have been published in the West based on the idea that Stalin was not ready for war while Hitler was.

It is quite impossible to use paratroopers in such massive numbers in a defensive war That is to say, from the very outset of hostilities Germany fell into a situation in which it could only lose the war; or, to put it another way, on 23 Augustthe day the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact was signed, Stalin had won the Second World War even before Hitler came into it.

Stalin not only did not use this Polish potential, he even dissolved his own partisan detachments which had been formed earlier to be used in the event of war. Although Suvorov claims that an attack date of July 6, had been selected, this is contradicted by the evidence as presented by Glantz and others. Hitler clearly doesn’t talk about the next winter as Suvorov suggests.

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In his postwar memoirs, published inhe recalled:. Splitting your army into three major army groups breaks the laws of Clauswitz and Sun Zu.

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Hitler fooled Stalin into signing the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, bribing suvodov with the secret protocols dividing up Eastern Europe. Inthe Chief Directorate was set up to co-ordinate the operations carried out by all punitive troops. Nor does it consider itself even to have then been a participant in the war. In order to reach it, long and serious preparations were necessary. It was almost impossible to use them off the roads, even with caterpillar tracks.

Suvorov even presents a hypothetical scenario of a Soviet invasion and occupation of Europe, replete with Stalinist terror and oppression:.

But he wasn’t dumb, and he knew the longer he kept out of war the stronger his position would be. Click here Do you believe that this item violates a copyright?

That was just what the Mark BT tanks were like. So what had they been trained to do? Unaware of this, Adolf Hitler cleared the way for world communism by his actions.

Where he worked as a teacher and a adviser for news agencies. There were a number of changes in equipment going into effect that were partly complete. The principal argument is based on an analysis of Soviet military investments, diplomatic maneuvers, Politburo speeches and other data.

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The communists have proclaimed that 47 ground and six naval frontier detachments, each with a complement of about one regiment, and n regiments of NKVD operational troops, totalling aboutmen, were stationed close to the frontiers. An attempt to establish the exact date on which the Second World War began, and the time when the Soviet Union came into it, inescapably leads us, in fact, to the date of 19 August Stalin himself ordered the tanks.


And looking how shocked they were by defeats of and how they got arrogant after very first success under Moscow and as result got defeated again it certainly looks that they were unaware of it. They had been trained to strike at ground targets.

Zhukov used Mark BT tanks in Mongolia, where the terrain is as flat as a billiard table. Even so, Viktoor was not losing sight of it. Triandafillov was not afraid of Tukhachevsky and he exposed the poverty of the ‘battering-ram’ strategy by showing that a good chessplayer must not devote all his attention to destroying pawns.

Ice-Breaker: Who Started the Second World War?

Stalin suvorob that the most blood-stained war in the history of humanity had been started by all the capitalist countries in the world – in other words, all the sovereign states in the world including Sweden and Switzerland, but excluding the Soviet Union. Showing of 36 reviews. In his foreword “To the Reader” however, Suvorov states right icebreaaker “There is no single answer to this question”.

InMark BT tanks produced in series were fording deep rivers underwater and along the river beds.

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