National Socialism was, to a considerable extent, a counter-movement to the international communism sponsored by Russian Bolshevism. Hence, both systems were deeply antagonistic, and had been engaged in a cold war since the end of the First World War, presaging the later Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West. Indeed, Germany and Russia were to fight a proxy war, each taking opposing sides in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). Mutual threats of extermination were commonplace. Therefore, in the absence of any deterrent, it seemed inevitable that a military conflict would break out at some point.

Documents in this category

Author Document Language Published
Smith, D. Stalin's War, Book Review English 1988-07-01
Michaels, D. Historian Details Stalin’s Two-Year ‘Mobilization’ Plan for European Conquest, Book Review English 1995-11-01
Bishop, J. Russian Specialist Lays Bare Stalin's Plan to Conquer Europe, Book Review English 1997-11-01
Hitler, A. Hitler's Declaration of War against the United States, The Reichstag Speech of December 11, 1941 English 1988-12-01
Michaels, D. Marshal Zhukov: A Career Built on Corpses, A Review English 2004-08-01
Weber, M. Stalin Prepared for Summer 1941 Attack, Historical News and Comment English 1985-12-01
Michaels, D. The Court of the Evil Empire, A Review English 2012-07-31
Michaels, D. Lev Mekhlis: Stalin’s Grand Inquisitor, A Review English 2012-07-31
Michaels, D. Hitler Spoils Stalin’s Surprise, A Review English 2012-07-31
Michaels, D. Revising the Twentieth Century’s ‘Perfect Storm’, Russian and German Historians Debate Barbarossa and Its Aftermath English 2001-12-01
Weber, M. The Legacy of Rudolf Hess English 1993-01-01
Michaels, D. Exposing Stalin's Plan to Conquer Europe, How the Soviet Union 'Lost' the Second World War English 1998-10-01
Hess, W. The Life and Death of My Father, Rudolf Hess, A Son's Struggle for His Father's Honor English 1993-01-01
Bishop, J. The Chief Culprit, A Review English 2009-10-01
Hitler, A. Hitler’s ‘Barbarossa’ Proclamation English 1941-06-22
Michaels, D. Examining Stalin’s 1941 Plan to Attack Germany, Book Review English 2001-03-01
Schuldes, W. Czechoslovakia's Role in Soviet Strategy, A Review English 1982-04-01
Michaels, D. New Evidence on the 1941 ‘Barbarossa’ Attack: Why Hitler Attacked Soviet Russia When He Did, Book Review English 1999-10-20
Lutton, C. Stalin's War: Victims and Accomplices, Book Reviews English 1984-04-01
Olodogma Salvador Allende razzista antisemita: Allende odiava ebrei e rivoluzionari «Sono psicopatici» Italian 2013-09-11