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Russian Troops and German Standards of Living – “Berlin: The Downfall 1945” – Antony Beevor

April 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Communism, Philosophy, WW2

(Russian Troops) were also furious to find a standard of living among peasant farmers far higher than anything that they had ever imagined. This provoked outrage at the idea that Germans, who had already been living so well, should have invaded the Soviet Union to loot and destroy.

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