Asked in World War 2Adolf Hitler
World War 2
What was Hitler's second front?
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How was hitlers treatment of the Jews in world war 2?
Asked in World War 2, Soviet Union (USSR)
Why was the opening of a second front in western Europe important to the Soviet Union?
The Soviet Union pressed the Allies to open a second front in Europe - that is, one in addition to the Eastern Front. Stalin regarded North Africa and Italy as a mere sideshow. The 'second front' was the opened with the Normandy landings in 1944. A 'second front' was particularly important from the Soviet point of view as it took some of the pressure off the Eastern Front/