2 edition of Stalingrad. found in the catalog.
|Statement||Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. With a new introduction by Charles W. Thayer.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||418|
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 bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of August , Hitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name. In the five-month siege that followed, the Russians fought to hold Stalingrad at any cost /5(3). The book is a behemoth covering all the action from the Nazi invasion of to start of the siege of Stalingrad September, and it is thanks to the enormous cast of characters that Grossman is able to tell the story/5().
A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. Stalingrad is the prequel to Life and Fate, one of the twentieth century's greatest is its first publication in English. In April , Hitler and Mussolini plan the huge offensive on the Eastern Front that will culminate in the greatest battle in human : Vasily Grossman. Praise “Stalingrad is an epic novel, Tolstoyan in its proportions and ambition[A]n ideal historical novel for a new generation of readers.” —Time‘s “Must-Read Books of ” “At last, the Russian novelist-journalist’s mighty prequel to ’Life and Fate’, his epic of the battle of Stalingrad and its aftermath, has received a definitive—and hugely powerful—English.
An Autobiographical German Account: Stalingrad. Heinz Schroter. Schroter was among the German War Correspondents Staff at Stalingrad. I first read it when I was 11 years old, & I have never forgotten its dedication: “This book is not a memor. The book tells the story of the greatest battle in the history of the world, the Battle of Stalingrad, where hundred of thousands of men perished in a cauldron of lead, fire and shrapnel. It is a story of the utter defeat of Paulus 6th Army where close to , people perished.5/5(5).
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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 bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of Arnhem. In AugustHitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's 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. A prequel to one of the great novels of the 20th century, Vasily Grossman’s book Life and Fate, finally appeared in English this grad is an Stalingrad. book novel, Tolstoyan in its. Stalingrad Part 3 of 3 Audiobook FULL by Atony Bevoor - Duration: Leatha Ste views.
The War Below - The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan Audiobook Part 1. His book Stalingrad was awarded the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, the Wolfson History Prize, and the Hawthornden Prize in Read an Excerpt The silence that fell on 2 February in the ruined city felt eerie for those who had been used to destruction as a natural state/5(80).
The received wisdom about this book is that it was an orthodox Soviet account of the siege of Stalingrad and that it lacked the complexity and merit of Life and Fate. The very fact that it was. Stalingrad and Life and Fate are modelled on War and Peace – the only book Grossman said he was able to read at the front.
Grossman consciously took on the role of Red Tolstoy. Grossman. Stalingrad book. Read 95 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate has been hailed as a twentieth-century W /5. The battle for Stalingrad - a maelstrom of violence and firepower - will reduce it to ruins.
But it will also be the cradle of a new sense of hope. Stalingrad is a magnificent novel not only of war but of all human life: its subjects are mothers and daughters, husbands and brothers, generals, nurses, political officers, steelworkers, tractor girls/5().
This book starts with operation Barbarossa and goes on towards the fateful siege of the city Stalingrad. Though this book is very nutral, This book present the gut wrenching horrors of war immense suffering endured by both civilians and the soldiers and detailes accurate to the name of every officer along with all regiments and geographical /5().
Buy Stalingrad by Grossman, Vasily, Chandler, Robert, Chandler, Elizabeth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). About Stalingrad. 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 bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of Arnhem. In AugustHitler’s. Stalingrad and Life and Fate are modelled on War and Peace – the only book Grossman said he was able to read at the front.
Grossman consciously took on the role of Red Tolstoy. He set out to write a requiem for the millions of Soviet citizens who perished, especially those lost in the months after the invasion/5(8). Stalingrad is Life and Fate’s equal.
It is, arguably, the richer book — shot through with human stories and a sense of life’s beauty and fragility. —Luke Harding, The Observer [F]ew works of literature since Homer can match the piercing, unshakably humane gaze that Grossman turns on the haggard face of war.
—The Economist. This is a book that lets the reader look into the face of battle' Orlando Figes, Sunday Telegraph 'A brilliantly researched tour de force of military history' Sarah Bradford, The Times Antony Beevor is the renowned author of Stalingrad, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Wolfson Prize for History and the Hawthornden Prize for Literature /5(24K).
It depends on how you want to look at the battle. If there is only one book on Stalingrad that you want to read, then I would suggest “Enemy at the Gates” by Craig. But this book is long on personality and short on military strategy.
If you want p. Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: - Kindle edition by Beevor, Antony. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: /5().
This campaign book seeks to help wargamers recreate the incredible struggles between the German Wehrmacht and the Soviet Red Army for control of the region between the Don and Volga rivers – ultimately centring on the city of Stalingrad.
This six-month-long battle saw some of the fiercest fighting of the war, with each. Battle of Stalingrad, successful Soviet defense of the city of Stalingrad that was a turning point in favor of the Allies in World War II.
Russians consider it to be one of the greatest battles of their Great Patriotic War, and most historians consider it to be the greatest battle of the entire conflict.
Stalingrad is a novel by Russian writer Vasily Grossman, first published in under the title For a Just Cause.A revised English translation, including additional material from Grossman's unpublished manuscripts, was published under the author's preferred title, Stalingrad, in References.
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 bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of Arnhem. In AugustHitler's huge Sixth /5(). The best book I have read about Stalingrad is a book written by Antony Beevor and its called "Stalingrad". Its a very detailed book about the fights in the Sovietunion, and the brutal battle of Stalingrad.
This is a book I will highly recommend. Klinsmann. In Book Two of the third volume of his magisterial Stalingrad Trilogy, David Glantz continues and concludes his definitive history of one of the most infamous battles of World War Two, the Stalingrad campaign that signaled Germany's failure on the Eastern Front and marked a turning point in the Two finds Germany's most famous army—General Friedrich Paulus's Sixth—in dire /5(2).