Great War: The First World War 1914-1918 (Longman Twentieth

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Britain and the Soviet Union formed a military alliance between them in July. [52] Although there was great progress in the last two months, when winter arrived, the tired German army was forced to delay its attack just outside Moscow. [53] It showed that the Axis had failed its main targets, while the Soviet army was still not weakened. You know it and I know it, and what folly is this toasting an independent press? With the Israeli troops within striking distance of Cairo and Damascus, the Soviet Union, as it had done six years earlier, threatened to intervene militarily.

Pages: 40

Publisher: Addison-Wesley (June 1985)

ISBN: 0582223695

A Short History Of The Great War


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