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Battle of Khalkhin Gol

History Happy Hour Episode 105: USSR vs Japan 1939 -The Battle of Khalkhin Gol

Guests: David Murphy

Sunday, June 19, 2022

This Week on History Happy Hour: A pivotal WWII conflict hardly anyone knows about. In August 1939, as Hitler prepared to launch his panzers against Poland, the Soviet Union launched a major offensive against the Japanese Army. It was headed by General Georgy Zhukov, who later became the Society Union’s premiere WWII commander. The obscure battle of Khalkhin Gol was the climax of an undeclared border war that was to change the course of WWII. Chris and Rick welcome military history David Murphy for his fourth [...] more
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