Maybe the fluctuation of the soviet deliveries was not due to Stalin's decision but rather to the nature of these deliveries.Art wrote: ↑03 Feb 2007 18:40The decrease in Soviet deliveries occured not earlier that in October. Here is the table showing the distribution od supplies per months (in mil. marks):michael mills wrote: After the stunning and unexpected German victory in the West (unexpected by both Hitler and Stalin), Stalin drastically cut back the flow of supplies to Germany, citing as an excuse the fact that Germany was falling behind in its deliveries of manufactured products, particularly machine tools.
Hence, It's rather doubtful that the decrease was caused by german victory in June.
The most of the deliveries occurred in summer : was it grains ?