The Siege of Budapest: One Hundred Days in World War II
This definitive history of one of the fiercest battles of World War II describes the siege of Budapest in unprecedented detail. Both Stalin and Hitler demanded victory at all costs, and the cost was extreme: 80,000 Soviet troops, 38,000 German and Hungarian soldiers, and 38,000 Hungarian civilians perished. The book provides the first full account of this shocking battle.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Shrike58 - LibraryThing
I'd like to rate this book rather higher then I do, seeing as this is the first comprehensive study of the battle and its aftermath in English; excuse me if I have issues. On one hand, the portion ... Read full review
The siege of Budapest: one hundred days in World War IIUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
First published in Hungarian in 1998, Ungvry's account of the 100-day siege of Budapest is a gripping story of horror and courage. Though the daily news coverage of the war in Iraq and the street ... Read full review