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Russian History: XX century

Russian History: XIX сentury

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Georgy Zhukov was recalled from the Leningrad front to take over command of the Western front on October 10.

Note:At this point the line is running on the screen: "Zhukov G.K. - see Personalia". If the student interrupts the lecture and calls for personalia, he will be able to study G. Zhukov's biography and to see his enlarged portrait.

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Notwithstanding big losses, the Hitlerits continued to rush forward to Moscow. They seized Kalinin, Mozhaisk, and Maloyaroslavets. Fighting approached to 80-100 km off Moscow.

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In mid-October, government institutions, diplomatic corps, industries and population began to evacuate from Moscow.

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Hasty evacuation produced confusion and panic. Rumors of the plans to give up the city to the Germans were spreading in Moscow.

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