Zhukov: grand marshal German attack on Moscow was repulsed. They gave a strong rebuff to the forces in Stalingrad. They have dropped from Kharkov and in a fierce battle, battered by retreating back. But to fulfill Hitler's demands for the return of power, the Third Reich, it was not enough to re-capture the Kharkov. There was a lot of other fronts, except for the Russian front. all German forces were driven out of North Africa. The Italians asked Germany to stop the war. But Hitler did not matter what was happening on other fronts, his gaze was converted only in the direction of Russia. If we could break the resistance of Russian, Reich was able to pay attention to any surprises that might suddenly arise. Hitler's dream was clear enough. Voennayapobeda in Russia was necessary. With this victory could solve the most pressing economic, political and propaganda issues.