Alfred Krupp finds love and business success! And a son, whom he names after (of course) himself. The first Bertha Krupp in on the scene, but spends much of her time away from Essen, her husband and all that damn soot!
Soviet Gen. Kirponos does reasonably well in defending his SW Front, when he is told what is going on. But that is irregular at best. Soon, Lvov falls and all know that the next major battle will take place along the Stalin Line.