Stalin's Ocean-going Fleet: Soviet Naval Strategy and Shipbuilding Programs, 1935-53

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Routledge, Nov 12, 2012 - History - 352 pages
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A study of the development of strategic concepts in Stalin's Navy, in the context of his foreign/defence policy, using original archival documents translated from the Russian.
 

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I'd like to be impressed with this work but for assorted reasons I'm a little underwhelmed. Part of the problem is that while Stalin knew what he wanted in terms of naval hardware, he left little to ... Read full review

Contents

List ofPlates
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Introduction
1905
TheReconstitution Phase 192025
1912
The Consolidation Phase
1925
TheSecond FiveYear Plan 193337
1933
TheChange to the Big High Seas and OceanGoing Fleet
1853
The First Two Years
1897
The Great Patriotic War 194145
1989

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Monakov, Chief of the History Branch, Main Staff of the Russian Navy.

Jurgen Rohwer, a World War II veteran of the German navy, is the leading German naval historian of the past fifty years. The author of hundreds of books and articles and professor emeritus at the University of Stuttgart, he lives in Germany.

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