Five Year Plans
- First Five Year Plan: Oct 1928-Dec 1932
- Second Five Year Plan: Jan 1933-Dec 1937
- Third Five Year Plan: Jan 1938-1941
Reasons for Launching the Five Year Plans:
The NEP failed to industrialise Russia. E.g. amounts of iron, steel and copper never exceeded the amount produced in Tsarism times.
Improvements in production of crude oil/coal still behind of Germany+France
Stalin believed that socialism was only possible in a highly advanced…