Synopsis by Corinna Richards
This program explores Russia's spirit of fight which was incredible even to her adversaries. With 20 million military and civilian casualties, Russia stood firm. One German officer tells of repulsing a Soviet attack in 35-below weather: "The Soviet soldiers remained motionless about two hours lying in the snow, and in the evening they again attacked with the same spirit." Incredibly the Russians not only survived but went on to rout the Germans.