When were foreign communist parties instructed to denounce social democratic parties as 'social fascists' beacuse they cooperated with bourgeois parties?
What effect did this have on Germany?
1928, time of the great turn.
The KPD was instructed to attack social democrats, dividing the German party just when the Nazis were growing stronger. Stalin rejected pleas for joint action by the left in Germany against the Nazis – contributing to Hitler’s rise to power.