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Stalingrad

Jochen Hellbeck

Stalingrad

the city that defeated the Third Reich

by Jochen Hellbeck

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943,
  • Russian Personal narratives,
  • German Personal narratives

  • About the Edition

    Contains testimonies of Red Army commanders and soldiers, party officials and workers regarding the 1942 battle at Stalingrad, during World War II.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJochen Hellbeck ; translated by Christopher Tauchen and Dominic Bonfiglio
    ContributionsTauchen, Christopher, translator, Bonfiglio, Dominic, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD764.3.S7 H4513 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 500 pages
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27184451M
    ISBN 101610394968
    ISBN 109781610394963
    LC Control Number2015002880
    OCLC/WorldCa900960476


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Jul 01,  · This is a painful book to read, as it shows the horror of the war on both sides. The half-year battle for the streets of Stalingrad was an unremitting horror, with not only two armies, but thousands of civilians jammed into a city that was being bombed into rubble while /5.

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 cincinnatiblackhistory.com by: Jun 07,  · 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 book. Read 81 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate has been hailed as a twentieth-century W /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 cincinnatiblackhistory.comgrad is an epic novel, Tolstoyan in its.

Jun 06,  · Stalingrad does that This is a book to be absorbed over the course of a life, read and re-read from new perspectives Each reading of Stalingrad would represent a movement closer to its elusive core, to its heart that keeps on beating through time * Herald * Grossman's most humane writing about injustice and atrocity paradoxically emerges /5().

Jun 28,  · "One needs time and patience to Stalingrad book Stalingrad, but it is worth it. Moving majestically from Berlin to Moscow to the boundless Kazakh steppe A multitude of lives and fates are played out against a vast panoramic history." —Ian Thomson, Evening Standard's 'Book of the Week'/5(51).

Jun 06,  · A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. Stalingrad is the prequel to Life and Fate, one of the twentieth century's greatest cincinnatiblackhistory.com is its first publication in English. In AprilHitler and Mussolini plan the huge offensive on the Eastern Front that will culminate in the greatest battle in human cincinnatiblackhistory.com: Vasily Grossman.

Jan 13,  · Stalingrad Part 1 of 3 Audiobook FULL by Atony Bevoor. Jun 06,  · Much like the German invasion of the USSR, Stalingrad is a daunting monster, weighing in at pages plus pages of fascinating historical notes and the translator's take on the many versions of the book. At its best, in the first half, Stalingrad is about families: their strength in love and their hell in emotional conflict/5(53).

Jul 01,  · The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare. Stalingrad book From Antony Beevor, the internationally bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of Arnhem. In AugustHitler's huge Sixth /5().

Jun 03,  · 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 Stalingrad book on the role of Red Tolstoy. Grossman. Oct 30,  · 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. Jul 04,  · Buy Stalingrad by Antony Beevor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

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 cincinnatiblackhistory.com AugustHitler'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). Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of World War II. His multi-award winning books have included Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin Now, in his newest and most ambitious book, he turns his focus to one of the bloodiest and most tragic events of the twentieth century, The Second World War.

May 01,  · This book by noted writer Antony Beevor joins three others that are essential English language "classics" on Stalingrad. These important books are John Erickson's "The Road to Stalingrad: Stalin's War with Germany" and Joel Hayward's "Stopped at Stalingrad: The Luftwaffe and Hitler's Defeat in the East " and Earl Ziemke and Magna Bauer's "Moscow to Stalingrad: Decision in the Cited by: Dec 14,  · Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder Audiobook Full 1/2 - Duration: Timothy Snyder Audiobook Full 84, views.

Jun 11,  · 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. The Battle of Stalingrad (–43), a battle on the Eastern Front of World War II, often regarded as the single largest and bloodiest battle in the history of warfare, and one of the most decisive battles of World War II, has inspired a number of media works.

Nov 03,  · Best book in what regard. First person account. Best writing. Most in-depth study of tactics. 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. Jun 11,  · Grossman (–), best known for this book’s sequel, Life and Fate, was on the scene as a Soviet war reporter during WWII’s Nazi siege of Stalingrad, and the novel teems with his firsthand observations.

The action is told from dozens of perspectives, ranging from humble workers to Brand: New York Review Books. 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. Dec 01,  · Written by a German Communist, who defected to the Soviet Union prior to World War II this hard to find book is a gripper.

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 5/5(5). Stalingrad (Book): Grossman, Vasiliĭ: "Vassily Grossman ( - ) has become well-known in the last twenty years - above all for his novel Life and Fate.

This has often been described as a Soviet (or anti-Soviet) War and Peace. Most readers, however, do not realize that it is only the second half of a dilogy.

The first half, originally titled Stalingrad but published in under the. 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. Jan 12,  · In the five month siege that followed, the Russians fought to hold Stalingrad at any cost, then caught their Nazi enemy in an astonishing reversal.

As never before, Stalingrad conveys the experience of soldiers on both sides as they fought in inhuman conditions, and of civilians trapped on an urban battlefield.

Feb 14,  · Beginning with the background to Stalingrad, the book shows how initially the Germans made progress against the city’s defenders, but failed to break them.

By 14 October the German Army was ready to make its third, final assault on the Soviet 62nd Army. Stalingrad Battle Data. 11K likes. StalData Publications seeks to provide the most up-to-date information on the Battle of Stalingrad, through online and print research projets/5(33).

Summary and Analysis Part 9: The Last Human Stranger: The Snows of Stalingrad Summary. It is January Liesel goes to see Frau Holtzapfel to read to her and a man with a bandaged and bleeding hand answers the door.

Jun 11,  · “One needs time and patience to read Stalingrad, but it is worth it. Moving majestically from Berlin to Moscow to the boundless Kazakh steppe A multitude of lives and fates are played out against a vast panoramic history.” —Ian Thomson, Evening Standard‘s ’Book of the Week’.

The turning point of World War II came at Stalingrad. Hitler’s soldiers stormed the city in September in a bid to complete the conquest of Europe. Yet Stalingrad never fell. After months of bitter fighting,surviving Germans, huddled in the ruined city, surrendered to Soviet cincinnatiblackhistory.com the battle and shortly after its conclusion, scores of Red Army commanders and soldiers /5(3).

Jun 11,  · Grossman ( ), best known for this book's sequel, Life and Fate, was on the scene as a Soviet war reporter during WWII's Nazi siege of Stalingrad, and the novel teems with his firsthand observations.

The action is told from dozens of perspectives, ranging from humble workers to 5/5(5). Sep 26,  · So, they are massive (Stalingrad is nearly one thousand pages), ordered into separate parts which cover phases of the action, and focus on a large number of characters although centred on one large family, the Shaposhnikovs.

Grossman himself was a war correspondent in Stalingrad, and it shows throughout the cincinnatiblackhistory.com: Lindsey German. The battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of World War II. The German capture of the city, their encirclement by Soviet forces shortly afterwards, and the hard-fought but futile attempts to relieve them, saw bitter attritional fighting and extremes of human misery inflicted on both sides.

From independent historian Beevor (coauthor, Paris After the Liberation,etc.), a meticulously researched and gripping account of the horrific battle that culminated in the collapse of Adolf Hitler's blitzkrieg offensive in Russia, and ultimately ordained German defeat in WWII.

In Junewhen Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union, with a vast surprise. Jun 11,  · Stalingrad by Vasily Grossman, Trans. by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler has an overall rating of Positive based on 21 book reviews.3/4(21).

This book covers the Battle of Stalingrad from beginning to end. The author goes beyond the usual treatment of the Germans to share the dissension and disagreement in the ranks.

It is not to excuse them for what they did, but to show that they were caught in Hitler's maelstrom and how that led to the plots against Hitler's life, which 5/5(6). Grossman (–), best known for this book’s sequel, Life and Fate, was on the scene as a Soviet war reporter during WWII’s Nazi siege of Stalingrad, and the novel teems with his.

Oct 04,  · 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 5/5(2).

"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 translation.From page-turning fiction to conversation-starting nonfiction and poetry, here are books from that are worth reading.Stalingrad.

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