Berlin: the downfall, 1945

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Viking, 2002 - History - 489 pages
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The fall of Berlin in an unbiased view. The atrocities by the red army are amazing horrific, but so is the understanding of why they came about. The German Army rampaged through Russia only a few ... Read full review

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Chronicles the horror of Berlin's fall to the Soviets in 1945, recalling the starvation, exposure, artillery fire, rape, and mass destruction that marked the Red Army's final push on Germany's capital. Read full review


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Antony Beevor is the author of a number of histories, including "The Spanish Civil War" and "Stalingrad," which has been published in twenty-three languages and was awarded the first Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, the Wolfson History Prize, and the Hawthornden Prize for Literature.

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