march 8 - Dismantlement&EvacuationofIndustry...

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Scorched Earth Policy German burning of villages Period of utter misery for those in occupied territories  For the first weeks of the war, Hitler just believed he “needed to kick  down the door” and the rotten Russian structure would collapse 3 pronged attack of Leningrad, Moscow, grain fields in the south September 1 st , the Soviets had occupied a huge amount of territories Georgia Zhukov leads the Russians Siege of Leningrad (Aug. 1941- Feb. 1944)  Cold, Dark, Insufficient Rations  Its clear by October that the Germans won’t get Leningrad, but Hitler  tries to starve the city into submission, cuts it off from any other city Struggle to survive German bombardment of main warehouses Everyone is starving to death, shit is bad Cannibalism, boiling leather among drastic measures taken not to 
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course CHEM 51615 taught by Professor Fatima during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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