In October 1942, a panzer officer wrote ‘Stalingrad is no longer a town… Animals flee this hell; the hardest stones cannot bear it for long; only men endure’. The battle for Stalingrad became the focus of Hitler and Stalin’s determination to win the gruesome, vicious war on the eastern front. The citizens of Stalingrad endured unimaginable hardship; the battle, with fierce hand-to-hand fighting in each room of each building, was brutally destructive to both armies. But the eventual victory…


Pub Date : 1999-05-01 | Author : Antony Beevor | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1101153563
ISBN 13 : 9781101153567

The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare. From Antony Beevor, the internationally bestselli..


Pub Date : 1992-11-01 | Author : V.E Tarrant | Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9780850523423
ISBN 13 : 0850523427

By November, 1942, the empire of Adolf Hitler had reached its zenith. It stretched from North Africa to the Arctic, from the English Channel to Stalingrad deep inside the Russian i..


Pub Date : 2015-04-28 | Author : Jochen Hellbeck | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781610394970
ISBN 13 : 1610394976

Just days after the Germans surrendered at Stalingrad, legendary Red Army sniper Vasily Zaytsev described the horrors he witnessed during the five-month long conflict: “one sees ..


Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Michael K. Jones | Publisher : Pen & Sword

ISBN 10 : 1848842015
ISBN 13 : 9781848842014

Michael K. Jones's new history of Stalingrad offers a radical reinterpretation of the most famous battle of the WW2. Combining eyewitness testimony of Red Army fighters with fresh ..


Pub Date : 2013-11-08 | Author : Rupert Matthews | Publisher : Arcturus Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781784040994
ISBN 13 : 1784040991

This is the new Popular Reference edition of the fully-illustrated eBook, ISBN: 9781782122586. The bitter Battle of Stalingrad on the Eastern Front was the turning point of World W..


Pub Date : 2013-03-15 | Author : Stephen Walsh | Publisher : Amber Books

ISBN 10 : 190916058X
ISBN 13 : 9781909160583

The German invasion of the Soviet Union was Hitler's biggest gamble in his quest for Lebensraum in the East - and it was at Stalingrad that his gamble failed. With battle maps, 170..

Victory At Stalingrad

Pub Date : 2013-08-21 | Author : Geoffrey Roberts | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317868903
ISBN 13 : 1317868900

Victory at Stalingrad tells the gripping strategic and military story of that battle. The hard-won Soviet victory prevented Hitler from waging the Second World War for another ten ..

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