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Dress Rehearsals, 1937–1941

  • Mary R. Habeck

Abstract

By the mid-1930s, the Soviet army should have felt confident that it was prepared to meet the challenges posed by the enemies that encircled the country. Once devastated by civil war, famine, and economic collapse, the socialist homeland now possessed a thriving military industry, a large, modern army, and a people who seemed united behind their charismatic leader. Stalin’s ideology and ambitions had apparently transformed his country’s economy, society, and army into an efficient machine dedicated to national defense.

Keywords

High Command Soviet Force Dress Rehearsal Soviet Officer Soviet Army 
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© Robin Higham and Frederick W. Kagan 2002

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  • Mary R. Habeck

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