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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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.
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 armafeddon for an onslaught by fresh Russian troops.
The authors were granted unparalleled access stalkngrad records from both Russian and Wehrmacht sources.
Joseph rated it liked it Feb 14, Previous accounts of the battle are far less accurate, having relied on Soviet military memoirs plagued by error and cloaked in secrecy. The Stalingrad trilogy reflects the fact that they maintain that standard, while bringing to light a new understanding of many old questions.
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Military historical researching and writing of the highest degree of awesomeness! Be the first to ask a question about Armageddon in Stalingrad. The symposia included attendance of a number of former German participants in the operations, and resulted in publication of the seminal transcripts of proceedings.
Armageddon in Stalingrad continues David Glantz and Jonathan House’s bold new look at this most iconic military campaign of the Eastern Front and Hitler’s first great strategic defeat. Trivia About Armageddon in Sta I’m learning so much here. But for information about the complex, apocalyptic Stalingrad battle it is one of the best.
Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November by David M. Glantz
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Glantz and House have plumbed previously unexploited sources—including the archives of the People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs NKVD and the records of the Soviet 62nd and German Sixth Armies—to stalkngrad unprecedented detail and fresh interpretations of this apocalyptic campaign.
As a military expert, Glantz offers the most highly detailed analysis to date of both sides of the conflict from the commanding generals all the way down at times to the company level, as the Germans street by bloody street, slowly overran the city. They show the Germans weaker than has been supposed, losing what had become a armageddn 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.
Oct 28, Pamela Kanooth-tucker rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page. Hardcoverpages. Written with the narrative force of a great war novel, this new volume supersedes all previous accounts and forms the centerpiece of the Stalingrad Trilogy, with the upcoming final volume focusing on the Red Army’s counteroffensive.
Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November 1942
Deb rated it it was amazing Sep 21, John Pullman rated it it was amazing Jan 05, In terms of research, insight, and revision, Armageddon is their best yet. 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.
The maps could be better in these Stalingrad volumes: