Season 3

Table of Contents

The Soviet Union

  • Concerning Questions of Agrarian Policy in the U.S.S.R Speech Delivered at a Conference of Marxist Students of Agrarian Questions by Joseph Stalin (
  • Deep Battle: The Brainchild of Marshal Tukhachevskii by Richard Simpkin in associated with John Erickson
  • Revolution Goes East: Imperial Japan and Soviet Communism by Tatiana Linkhoeva
  • Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945 by James Sterrett
  • Soviet Military Operational Art: In Pursuit of Deep Battle by David M. Glantz
  • Stalin’s Ocean-Going Fleet: Soviet Naval Strategy and Shipbuilding Programmes 1935-1953 by Jurgen Rohwer and Mikhail S. Monakov
  • Agrarian Collectivism in the Soviet Union by Lazar Volin (1937)
  • Collectivization of Agriculture in the Soviet Union by W. Ledejinsky (1934)
  • Comments on the Demographic Consequences of the Holodomor by Oleh Wolowyna
  • Comments on the Short-Term Consequences of the Holodomor by Oleg Khlevniuk and Marta D. Olynyk
  • A Note on the Consequence of the Expansion of the Red Army on the Eve of World War II by Roger Reese (1989)
  • Construction History in the Soviet Union - Russia: 1930-2005 Emergence, Development and Disappearance of a Technical Discipline by Sergej G. Federov
  • Demographic Trends in Ukraine: Past, Present, and Future by Anatole Romaniuk and Oleksandr Gladun
  • The Dilimma of Prisoners: Choice During Stalin’s Great Terror, 1936-38 by Peter Z. Grossman
  • Fear and Belief in the USSR’s “Great Terror”: Response to Arrest, 1935-1939 by Robert W. Thurston (1986)
  • ‘Karelian Fever’: The Finnish Immigrant Community during Stalin’s Purges by Michael Gelb
  • The First Five-Year Plan and the Geography of Soviet Defence Industry by David R. Stone
  • Further Thoughts on the First Soviet Five Year Plan by R.W. Davies and S.G. Wheatcroft
  • All Stalin’s Women: gender and Power in Soviet Art of the 1930s by Susan E. Reid
  • Labour, the Left, and the Stalinist Purges of the Late 1930s by Paul Corthorn
  • Observing the Soviets: U.S. Army Attaches in Eastern Europe ruing the 1930s by David M. Glantz
  • The Origins of Soviet Collective Security Policy, 1930-32 by J.A. Large
  • Plans for Stalin’s War Machine: Tukhachevskii and Military-Economic Planning, 1925-1941 by Lennart Samuelson
  • Population Losses in the Holodomor and the Destruction of Related Archives: New Archival Evidence by Hennadii Boriak
  • The Red Army and the Great Terror: Stalin’s Purge of the Soviet Military by Peter Whitewood
  • The Red Army and the Munich Crisis by G. Jukes
  • Red Army Doctrine and Training on the Eve of the Second World War by Amnon Sella
  • Red Army Opposition to Forced Collectivization, 1929-1930: The Army Wavers by Roger R. Reese
  • Red Army Professionalism and the Communist Party, 1918-1941 by Roger R. Reese
  • “Rehabilitating” Stalin by Nina Khrushcheva
  • Soldiers in the Proletarian Dictatorship: The Red Army and the Soviet Socialist State, 1917-1930 by Mark von Hagen
  • The Soviet Diplomatic Corps and Stalin’s Purges by Alastair Kocho-Williams
  • Soviet Economic Growth: 1928-1985 by Gur Ofer (1987)
  • The Soviet High Command: A Military-Political History, 1918-1941 by John Erickson
  • Soviet Labor Policy in the First Five-Year Plan: The Dneprostroi Experience by Anne D. Rassweiler (1983)
  • The Soviet Military-Economic Effort during the Second Five Year Plan (1933-1937) by Mark Harrison and R.W. Davies
  • Soviet Sport and Transnational Mass Culture in the 1930s by Barbara Keys
  • Stalin at War, 1918-1953: Patterns of Violence and Foreign Threat by David Shearer
  • Stalin, War Communism and Collectivization by O.A. Narkiewicz (1966)
  • Stalin’s Reluctant Soldiers: A Social Histoyr of th eRed Army 1925-1941 by Roger R. Reese
  • Stalinist Planning for Economic Growth 1933-1952 by Eugene Zaleski
  • The Purge of the Red Army and the Soviet Mass Operations, 1937-38 by Peter Whitewood
  • The Soviet Economy, 1917-1991: Its Life and Afterlife by Mark Harrison
  • Stalin’s Other War: Soviet Grand Strategy, 1939-1941 by Albert L. Weeks
  • Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator by Oleg V. Khlevniuk and Nora Seligman Favorov
  • Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum
  • Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum
  • Moscow, 1937 by KARL SCHLĂ–GEL

The Baltics

  • Finland and Estonia: Cultural and Political Relations, 1917-1940 by Toivo U. Raun
  • The German Treaties with Estonia and Latvia of 7 June 1939 - Bargaining Ploy or an Alternative for German-Soviet Understanding? by Rolf Ahmann
  • Molotov: A Biography by Derek Watson
  • Nationalism and education in Latvia, 1918-1940 by Gaston Lacombe
  • Political Opposition in Soviet Estonia 1940-1987 by Mare Kukk
  • Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator by Oleg V. Khlevniuk and Nora Seligman Favorov

The Winter War

  • The Winter War by Robert Edwards
  • Winter War 1939-40: Finnish Soldier Versus Soviet Soldier by David Campbell
  • Finland at War: The Winter War 1939-40 by Vesa Nenya with Peter Munter and Toni Wirtanen
  • Finland at War 1939-45 by Philip Jowett & Brent Snodgrass Illustrated** by R. Ruggeri
  • Finnish Military Effectiveness in the Winter War, 1939-1940 by Pasi Tuunainen
  • A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940 by William Trotter
  • Lessons of the Winter War: A Study in the Military Effectiveness of the Red Army, 1939-1940 by Roger R. Reese
  • Stalinism and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-40: Crisis Management, Censorship, and Control by Malcolm L.G. Spencer
  • Swedish Volunteers in the Russo-Finnish Winter War, 1939-1940 by Martina Sprague
  • The Finnish-Soviet Winter War 1939-40: Stalin’s Hollow Victory by David Murphy
  • The Mannerheim Line 1920-39: Finnish Fortifications of the Winter War by Bair Irincheev
  • The unheeded warning and the winter war 1939-1940 by Pavel Aptekar & Ol’ga Dudorova

The Naval War

  • World War II at Sea by Craig L. Symonds
  • U-boat Tactics in World War II by Gordon Williamson
  • The War For the Seas: A Maritime History of World War II by Evan Mawdsley
  • The Iron Sea: How the Allies Hunted and Destroyed Hitler’s Warships by Simon Read
  • The Battleship Builders: Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships by Ian Johnston and Ian Buxton
  • Stalin’s Big-fleet Program by Milan L. Hauner
  • The RAF in the Maritime War Volume II: The Atlantic and Home Waters - The Defensive Phase - September 1939 to June 1941 by Air Ministry Air Historical Branch
  • Raeder versus Wegener: Conflict in German Naval Strategy by Kenneth P. Hansen
  • German Naval Strategy During World War II by Friedrich Ruge (1953)
  • The Origins and Role of German Naval History in the Interwar Period 1918-1939 by Keith W. Bird
  • The Kriegsmarine and the Aircraft Carrier: The Design and Operational Purpose of the “Graf Zeppelin”, 1933-1940 by Marcus Faulkner
  • The Failure of German Sea Power, 1914-1945: Mahan, Tirpitz, and Raeder Reconsidered by Holger H. Herwig
  • Command Decisions: Langsdorff and the Battle of the River Plate by David Miller
  • Battle of River Plate: A Grand Delusion by Richard Woodman
  • Victory at Sea: Naval Power and the Transformation of the Global Order in World War II by Paul Kennedy
  • Very Special Intelligence: The Story of the Admiralty’s Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945 by Patrick Beesly
  • World War II at Sea: A Global History by Craig L. Symonds
  • Hitler’s U-Boat War by Clay Blair
  • Britain’s Anti-Submarine Capability 1919-1939 by George Franklin

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Fall of France

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