Unit consists of -
Definition of Stalinism - HERE
Sample exam questions -
- Stalin's leadership was the most significant reason for the Soviet victory over Germany in the 1941-45 war - assess the validity of this statement (from the spec paper)
- To what extent, by 1953, has the USSR recovered from the social and economic impacts of the war?
- Assess the relative importance of military and economic factors in securing the USSR's victory in the Great Patriotic War? (old A2, 2007)
- An absolute tyrant, he tightened his hold on the Russian people and wielded more power than ever before - How valid is this judgement of Stalin's rule from 1945-53?