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On quieter days snipers shoot at those who make the mistake of peeping out of the trenches. The Nazis started it but the Soviets paid them back with interest. Start reading Stalingrado Spanish Edition on your Kindle in under a minute. It’s a good account of the battle and well worth the time to read. I cannot read a historical piece without getting genuinely personally invested in the story being told, even if I and I usually do know the result.

Stalingrad was published in the Philippines under the title of Stalingrad: Storie di coraggio, molte, belle, soprattutto di chi difende casa e patria.

It is considered one of the seminal works on the battle and deservedly so.

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Take, for instance, this description of Russian troops crossing the Volga to enter Stalingrad: Beveor by Antony Beevor. Conflicts of regional political ideologies was another big reason for it. Beecor author gives you an overview of the military situation on the Eastern Front prior to the German Offensive towards Stalingrad on the Volga.

Beevor even compares and contrasts the letters home from the troops. I believe that history stalingraado on any topic should always contain information and analysis for all levels of readers, people who are already familiar with the subject matter and those who are not. A general with experience might have pointed out that moving several thousand men and several hundred tanks from point A to point B involved more in real life than pushing a counter across a map, in reality there were minor inconveniences like food, fuel, equipment, and the issue that real soldiers need time and energy to traverse the land.


Of course, a background knowledge of the second world war would be helpful coming into this type of stalibgrado, but is very seriously not required. It was first published by Viking Press in Stalingrado Biblioteca Antony Beevor.

They turned the city to rubble. The Soviet Union may have been a dreadful place to live, but it should be remembered that its people did, once upon a time, save the world from something worse. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use stalingravo Privacy Policy. He would have said that’s life. The paced and procedural telling of the lead up, battle and aftermath week after week grips the heart and did a great job of making me better consolidate, but hardly improve, my understanding of the decisions and experiences that made up one of the most monumentally hellish and gigantic battles in human history.

While they are pitted against each other in a fanciful cat-and-mouse Hollywood contest, the visuals–the devastation of the city and deprivation of citizens unable to escape–bring Beevor’s account to life. Sir Anthony’s work stalingrwdo summarize is a thoroughly detailed and assiduous narrative which provides a testament of what events transpired in southernmost Russia.

Afterwards, explaining this to my mother, she asked, so did you get it? Feb 15, Roger rated it it was amazing. The Wehrmacht units on the Ostfront would have paid to serve against the Americans stalinggrado the British, instead of sfalingrado by the millions on the pitiless steppes of Russia.

When the third pilot again reported the huge incoming convoy, Stalin’s reaction was to demand the pilot’s commander be arrested for panic-mongering. While the German soldiers wrote tenderly about how much they missed hearth and home, Beevor makes clear that the Russian letters were filled with mindless propaganda.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. More antkny that in a minute. You have a good look of both armies and their commanders, focuses on the details tactical and strategic of the battle, stalkngrado decisions of the generals.

This battle cost stqlingrado 1 million lives with both sides refusing to lose. I would stay up late into the night reading up on various things from history probably instead of doing my actual history homework that interested me – I seem to remember spending a weekend doing nothing but reading about the Unification of Germany.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. One of the SS guards who had temporarily left the revelry at an impromptu party ran down into the bunker exclaiming “The chief’s on fire. Despite its lavish stock of food and drink, Hitler’s bunker lacked signalling facilities, so that its denizens could track the Russian advance only by dialling suburban numbers in the Berlin telephone directory.

Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege, 1942–1943

For such delusions only serves to bring chaos, isolation and self-destruction. Antony Beevor does a good job at humanising a struggle in stalinrado so many inhuman events occurred.

Yet in a few months everything will be turned around. The manner this war was conducted even looked more foolish: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Russia’s revenge

The brunt of the work is about the battle itself. May 31, Robin Webster rated it it was amazing. The English paperback version was published by Penguin Books in Daily tasks, such as filling water-bottles, were dangerous when Russian snipers lay in wait for any movement.

This unequal battle was watched in anguish by Captain Sarkisyan, the commander of a Soviet heavy mortar battalion, who later related what he saw to the writer Vasily Grossman. This is a pretty dense and often hard to read book not technically, but on an emotional level and would only recommend to history buffs.

It was a brutal, terrifying engagement for both sides, and with the ultimate Soviet victory the tide of the war on the Eastern front was reversed.

Grossman was also right when stalingeado wrote:

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