This book provides insights into Soviet naval's developments, strategic, operational, institutional, and intellectual, during the turbulent crises and conflicts of the late 1930s. It reveals the processes of ship development and design within the context of evolving naval doctrine.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Historiography on the Soviet Navy: Historiography On The Soviet Navy 3. The Reconstitution Phase, 1920-25: Reconstitution Phase, 1920-25 4. The Consolidation Phase, 1925-32: The Consolidation Phase, 1925-32 5. The Second Five-Year Plan, 1933-37: The Second Five-Year Plan, 1933-37 6. The Change to the Big High Seas and Ocean-Going Fleet: The Change to the Big High Seas and Ocean-Going Fleet 7. The Third Five-Year Plan: The Third Five-Year Plan 8. The Second World War-The First Two Years, 1939-41 9. The Great Patriotic War, 1941-45 10. From 1945 to the End of Stalin's Regime: From 1945 to the End of Stalin's Regime 11. Why Did Stalin Build his Big Ocean-Going Fleet?: Why Did Stalin Build his Big Ocean-Going Fleet?