Publication of "Weaponizing History in the Russo-Ukrainian War", a special issue of the Journal of Applied History

The 2022 double issue of the Journal of Applied History (https://brill.com/view/journals/joah/4/1-2/joah.4.issue-1-2.xml) is fully dedicated to one topic: the Russo-Ukrainian war. The conflict that started with the annexation of the Crimea in Spring 2014, escalated on 24 February 2022 with the full-scale invasion of Russian troops into Ukrainian territory.

Re: X-Post: MiWSR: Heck on Hill, "The Red Army and the Second World War"

The book I just mentioned was first published over 20 years ago and it has the same thesis as Heck's book.....It is doubly odd that someone from Kings would not know, given that House was in England, at Kings London not too long ago, as a student!!!
 

John, the book in question is by Alexander Hill, from University of Calgary.  Timothy Heck, of King's College, is the reviewer.

Re: X-Post: MiWSR: Heck on Hill, "The Red Army and the Second World War"

I don’t know whether John T. Kuehn read my The Red Army and the Second World War before comparing it to David Glantz and Jonathan House’s When Titans Clashed, but it seems that he might not have done, for they are very different books. On page 9 of the introduction to The Red Army and the Second World War, I write:

Re: X-Post: MiWSR: Heck on Hill, "The Red Army and the Second World War"

Stalingrad and Paulus

The failure of Barbarossa in front of Moscow (1941), was followed by the incapacity to capture the oil fields of Baku, the main objective of Operation Blau (1942). According to, controlling Stalingrad was a protection for the German armies in the Caucasus.
As he had already decided in 1941, Hitler chose in 1942 to resist in Stalingrad. Moreover, he transferred German reserves into Tunisia, a consequence of Operation Torch, so depriving the Ost Heer of the potential might to save the 6th Army.

Kritika 21, 2 (Spring 2020) Contents

Posted by Carolyn Pouncy, Managing Editor, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History

Kritika, Volume 21, Number 2 (Spring 2020) Contents

FROM THE EDITORS
On Red-Baiting, Then and Now . . . 229

FORUM: POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CONCEPTS IN THE RUSSIAN ENLIGHTENMENT
Sergey Polskoy
Translation of Political Concepts in 18th-Century Russia: Strategies and Practices . . . 235

Konstantin D. Bugrov
Moralism and Monarchism: Visions of Power in 18th-Century Russia . . . 267

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