Episode 14: the End of the Begining
As discussed in the preceding episodes, Hitler had changed his Objectives mid way through the invasion of Russia. Rather than all three axis of advance being equal, Army Group South had become the main element. Hitler believed that conquering the vast bread basket of Ukraine to be more important than taking either Leningrad or Moscow itself. For once, the Fuhrer wasn’t focuses on decisive battle and it was at the exact wrong moment.