Sacrifice on the Steppe: The Italian Alpine Corps in the Stalingrad Campaig…



When Germany’s Sixth Army advanced to Stalingrad in 1942, its long-extended flanks were mainly held by its allied armies—the Romanians, Hungarians, and Italians. But as history tells us, these flanks quickly caved in before the massive Soviet counter-offensive which commenced that November, dooming the Germans to their first catastrophe of the war. However, the historical record also makes clear that one allied unit held out to the very end, fighting to stem the tide—the Italian Alpine…



Sacrifice On The Steppe

Pub Date : 2011-06-08 | Author : Hope Hamilton | Publisher : Casemate

ISBN 10 : 9781612000022
ISBN 13 : 1612000029

When GermanyÕs Sixth Army advanced to Stalingrad in 1942, its long-extended flanks were mainly held by its allied armiesÑthe Romanians, Hungarians, and Italians. But as history t..


Georgian Geographies

Pub Date : 2004-01-01 | Author : Miles Ogborn | Publisher : Manchester University Press

ISBN 10 : 0719065100
ISBN 13 : 9780719065101

This text provides an interdisciplinary examination of the geographical nature of culture and society in 18th-century Britain and the British world. The book's introduction identif..


Few Returned

Pub Date : 1997-05-28 | Author : Eugenio Corti | Publisher : University of Missouri Press

ISBN 10 : 9780826260215
ISBN 13 : 0826260217

After World War II more than one hundred books appeared that dealt with the experience of the Italian army in Russia, and particularly the terrible winter retreat of 1942-1943. Few..


The Devil S Milk

Pub Date : 2011-02-01 | Author : John Tully | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781583672617
ISBN 13 : 1583672613

Capital, as Marx once wrote, comes into the world “dripping from head to foot, from every pore, with blood and dirt.” He might well have been describing the long, grim history ..


Cam And Zoe Learn The Alphabet

Pub Date : 2017-11-30 | Author : Karyn Olsen | Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN 10 : 1981259465
ISBN 13 : 9781981259465

Cam and Zoe learn the alphabet is a great way to introduce the alphabet to young children. Cam and Zoe explore, identify and apply each letter of the alphabet to everyday objects, ..


Associated Student Bodies

Pub Date : 2004-01-01 | Author : Lance Rund | Publisher : Rabbit Valley

ISBN 10 : 0971988609
ISBN 13 : 9780971988606

Collecting the original eight issues of "Associated Student Bodies," the story follows Daniel, a young man away from home for the first time. His freshman year in college is a time..


Mussolini S Death March

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Nuto Revelli | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0700619089
ISBN 13 : 9780700619085

Vivid eyewitness accounts from 43 survivors from the Italian army's short-lived and disastrous campaign on the Eastern Front. Recaptures in the words and sober reflections of the m..


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