Georgi Zhukov and the Battle for Berlin

S1, E6: Georgi Zhukov and the Battle for Berlin

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S1 E6: Following the Russian Revolution, Georgi Zhukov rose to become Stalin’s deputy in the war against Hitler. Thorough and innovative, he was a single-minded soldier whose abilities helped turn the war around. The Battle for Berlin that finally destroyed the Nazi regime was Zhukov’s ultimate triumph. One of the most difficult military objectives is to take a major city. Zhukov’s success in taking Berlin has led him to be called the greatest commander of the 20th century.