Third 5 Year Plan

HideShow resource information
View mindmap
  • Third 5 Year Plan
    • INDUSTRY
      • Production goals unmet
        • Although, a 12-13% annual industrial growth was still attained
      • Underproduc-tion of steel and chemicals
      • Military goods production increased significantly
      • Factories ran short of materials
      • COAL BOOST 1937- 128 million tonnes, 1940- 166 million tonnes
      • In 1939, Gosplan ordered the construction of 9 new aircraft factories
        • WAR
          • Caused plan to stop as war broke out in Europe
          • Quality problems with weapons
            • INDUSTRY
              • Production goals unmet
                • Although, a 12-13% annual industrial growth was still attained
              • Underproduc-tion of steel and chemicals
              • Military goods production increased significantly
              • Factories ran short of materials
              • COAL BOOST 1937- 128 million tonnes, 1940- 166 million tonnes
              • In 1939, Gosplan ordered the construction of 9 new aircraft factories
                • WAR
                  • Caused plan to stop as war broke out in Europe
                  • Quality problems with weapons
                    • Stalin took direct control of defence
            • Stalin took direct control of defence
      • PEASANTS
        • Migrated to cities to look for work
        • May 1939 Politburo reduced the size of private plots and time spent on them to refocus energy onto state collectives
      • WORKERS
        • Purges in industrial managers created huge gaps and weakened productivity
        • "Quicksand Society"
          • Motivation ran low
          • High labour turnover
          • Lack of consistency

    Comments

    No comments have yet been made

    Similar History resources:

    See all History resources »See all Russia - 19th and 20th century resources »