Armageddon in Stalingrad has 80 ratings and 6 reviews. 2: September – November . Be the first to ask a question about Armageddon in Stalingrad. Armageddon in Stalingrad: September‐November , Vol. 2. The Stalingrad Trilogy – By David M. Glantz with Jonathan M. House. Armageddon in Stalingrad: September‐November , Vol. 2. The Stalingrad Trilogy. By David M. Glantz with Jonathan M. House.
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It will be of interest to anyone desiring to understand the conduct of the campaign. Account Options Sign in. They show the Germans weaker than 11942 been supposed, losing what had become a war of attrition that forced them to employ fewer and greener troops to make up for earlier losses and to conduct war on an ever-lengthening logistics line.
This book is a good and meticulously detailed history of November in Stalingrad. My library Help Advanced Book Search. They allow the authors to reconstruct the fighting hour by hour, street by street, and even 194 by building and reveal how Soviet defenders established killing zones throughout the city and repeatedly ambushed German spearheads.
House Kn German sralingrad on Stalingrad was originally intended to secure the Wehrmacht’s flanks, but it stalled sdptember-november in the face of Stalin’s order: Meanwhile Zhukov was planning his encirclement sprang his trap just as the Germans were at a point of near complete exhaustion and their flanks were guarded only by a thin line of Romanian, Hungarian, and Italian troops who were ill trained and ill prepared for an onslaught by fresh Russian troops.
Armmageddon all three volumes can be collected, it will be a comprehensive source of information for any question on the battle. A monumental work that is unlikely to be surpassed as an account of the most important single campaign of the Second World War. The symposia included attendance of a number of former German participants in the operations, and armaheddon in publication of the seminal transcripts of proceedings. Andi Dinkollari rated it it was amazing May 06, Steven Mercatante rated it it was amazing Apr 01, After the fall of the Soviet Union, a multitude of documents in the Soviet archives, never before available to historians have been released, and Glantz, fluent in Russian, has spent many years pouring through the archives, and has written book after book, each with cutting edge, never before written about details.
This book starts where previous one ended, with German kampfgruppe at the bank of Volga in northern suburb while rest of 6th Army is bearing down on the city.
Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November 1942
Be the first to ask a question about Armageddon in Stalingrad. The German offensive on Stalingrad was originally intended to secure the Wehrmacht’s flanks, but it stalled dramatically in the face of Stalin’s order: Of value to both the specialist and armchair historian.
If I say “typical Glantz book” you know what to expect. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, from to As I ij earlier, the book is very detailed and at first follows indivisual divisions, brigades and regiments then companies and individual platoons taking city districts, streets, un build If I say “typical Glantz book” you know what to expect.
Military historical researching and writing of the highest degree of awesomeness!
Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November by David M. Glantz
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Oct 28, Pamela Kanooth-tucker rated it really liked it. Preview — Armageddon in Stalingrad by David M. The ensuing encirclement and the corresponding reduction of the Stalingrad pocket by the Red Army and final surrender by the Germans is left for third book of the trilogy. Army War David M. El Zosa rated it it was amazing Aug 12, Forgotten Battles of the German-Soviet War How the Red Army Stopped Hitler.
Having said book is well researched it includes a lot of maps, which are nicely printed where relevant rather than assembled in middle or end of book.
Weptember-november they could be bigger. The authors set these accounts of action within the contexts of decisions made by Hitler and Stalin, their high commands, and generals on the ground and of the larger war on the Eastern Front. Previous accounts of the battle are far less accurate, having relied on Soviet military memoirs plagued by error and cloaked in secrecy.
Joseph rated it liked it Feb 14, Returning to Fort Leavenworth inhe helped found and later directed the U. In terms of research, insight, and revision, Armageddon is their best yet.
Armageddon in Stalingrad
Armageddon in Stalingrad is an extraordinarily excellent book, but is most definitely only for the serious student of the battle. Lists with This Book.
Glantz with Jonathan M. Open Preview See a Problem? They allow the authors to reconstruct the fighting hour by hour, street by street, and even building by building and reveal how Soviet defenders established killing zones throughout the city and repeatedly ambushed German spearheads.
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