On June 22, 1941, Germany launched its invasion of the Soviet Union codenamed "Operation Barbarossa"--the largest military operation in history and opening the Eastern Front of WWII. The ultimate death toll in that theatre of the war includes over 26 million civilians and soldiers.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!
How might history have been different if Germany had embarked on a different strategy to achieve the resources, particularly oil, that was a driving factor in the decision to launch the offensive? Was a clash between Germany and the Soviet Union inevitable or avoidable?
Brant Frost and Chris Coppola
Wikipedia Article on "Operation Barbarossa"
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