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 : 9781473818552
ISBN 13 : 1473818559

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..

Battle For Stalingrad

Pub Date : 1989-09 | Author : Louis C. Rotundo | Publisher : Macmillan General Reference

ISBN 10 : 0080359744
ISBN 13 : 9780080359748

Denne sovjetiske generalstabsstudie fra 1943 giver en nøje og grundig analyse af operationerne, der indgik i slaget om Stalingrad i 1942, således som de blev set fra sovjetisk si..


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

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..

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