World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel

  • 2011
  • TV-PG

An examination of Soviet leader Josef Stalin's performance during World War II, when the USSR stumbled from one crisis to another. The documentary visits Russian battlefields; and includes archival footage, original telegrams and official documents. Also: why America and Britain formed an alliance with him.

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Having forged an unlikely alliance with Churchill Stalin haughtily overreaches with audacious plans to drive back the invading Germans.

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When Germany invades in 1941 Stalin's paranoia nearly spells swift disaster for the Soviet Union but he rallies to stall the Nazi offensive.

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  • Premiered: June 13, 2011
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: An examination of Soviet leader Josef Stalin's performance during World War II, when the USSR stumbled from one crisis to another. The documentary visits Russian battlefields; and includes archival footage, original telegrams and official documents. Also:… (more)

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