. In general, during the war years by 1 thousand tons of steel smelted Soviet industry produced 5 times more tanks and guns per 1 thousand machine tools -. 8 times more planes than the German industry. Incredible efforts of workers in the rear country, embarked on an abyss, rose from the ashes. Invading expanses of Russia, the German army could not defeat the military might of the Soviet Union. Furthermore, the impressive successes of German arms have not destabilized the Soviet system, which was much stronger than expected by fascist ideologues. Society Spirit could not shake much more serious setbacks at the front than in the First World War. They were forced to recognize the invaders themselves. So, the commander of Army Group "North" Field Marshal von Kuchler Hitler offer an opinion about the Russian army really appreciated her fighting spirit and said: "Russian soldiers are fighting like animals, to the last breath, they have to destroy one another. The phenomena occurring in the years 1916-1917, when the Russian offensive with bayonets stuck in the ground and hid in the trenches, and now do not have anywhere else to watch. " Under the powerful blows of the German war machine the Soviet system has not collapsed like a house of cards, but instead kept the Soviet Union from collapse. It depreciated all of Hitler's forces in the east.