The National Archives
Heroes & Villains
Stalin & industrialisation
Was this a success?
> Source 1
Statement about targets for heavy industry in the USSR, January 1938
(Catalogue ref: FO 371/22292)
By how much did output in 1937 exceed output in 1936?
What reasons are given for missing the 1937 output target?
According to this statement, will they achieve the output target for 1938?
What conclusions about the success of the Five Year Plans can you draw from this source?