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Learn about and revise world war two and how it changed history like no other event in the modern era with bbc bitesize ks3 history. The german invasion of the soviet union on june 22, 1941 began a war that lasted nearly four years and created by far the bloodiest theater in world war ii in the conventional narrative of this war, hitler was defeated by stalin because, like napoleon, he underestimated the size and resources of his enemy in fact, says.
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