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Stalingrad - point of return the story of the battle, August 1942 - February 1943 by Ronald Seth

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Ronald Seth.
The Physical Object
Pagination254p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17498510M

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Stalingrad: Point of Return: The Story of the Battle, August Febr [RONALD SETH] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : RONALD SETH. This is a detailed account of the battle of Stalingrad, which marked the turning point of World War II on the Russian front. To gather vivid material for his book the author made a special trip to Stalingrad itself and spoke to some of the participants in the battle. Many of their personal experiences have been included in this account. Volume 2, Life and Fate, was written after Stalingrad, but translated and published here a few years ago; Volume 1 has just been released. Stalingrad (the book) was initially published in and Grossman was forbidden by the Communist government to include anything which was in any way critical of the government, /5. Stalingrad was the first of Beevor's epic world war 2 history books, meticulously researched with an immense amount of detail, technical and personal, without being overwhelming you get to understand certain things such as the advantages of the T over the Panzer IV in simple terms (T was easier to produce, had broader tracks, etc) rather than giving hyper specifics like Cited by:

  The battle of Stalingrad was the most important of WWII, the author tell us about the siege of Stalingrad; an very detailed story of the battle and point of view of soldier. The book count with an excellent research, well written like a novel/5. This rare book was lent to me by my pastor, Father Matt. It is a heart-wrenching collection of letters that were supposedly on the last plane from Stalingrad before the pocket collapsed and the remnants of 6th Army were taken prisoner by the Russians, most to die in by: 2. The book starts with Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the USSR in June , and the subsequent drive into the Soviet Union. Its main focus is the Battle of Stalingrad, in particular the period from the initial German attack to Operation Uranus and the Soviet : Antony Beevor.   "The Road to Stalingrad" by John Erickson is a scholarly work which has maps and the order of battle. "Stalingrad" by Heinz Schroter. This last book was done by a German war correspondent and details the sufferings of the common German soldier - a sobering assessment.

Stalingrad: point of return: the story of the battle, August February (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia,   There are too many categories to single one book out as 'best', but my favorite book is 'Stalingrad, The Fateful Siege' by Antony Beevor. This is an up close and personal look at the battle. It is not a detailed study but focuses on those on the front line and in the rubble. Barbarossa introduction --The lure of Stalingrad --The prize --Over the river --Not wholly by surprise --The assault begins --Sergeant Pavlov comes to the city --Unquiet flows the Volga - .   Antony Beevor is the author of Crete: The Battle and the Resistance (Runciman Prize), Stalingrad (Samuel Johnson Prize, Wolfson Prize for History and Hawthornden Prize), Berlin: The Downfall, The Battle for Spain (Premio La Vanguardia), D-Day: The Battle for Normandy (Prix Henry Malherbe and the RUSI Westminster Medal), The Second World War, /5(24K).