On June 22, 1941, before dawn, German tanks and guns began firing across the Russian border. It was the beginning of Hitler's Operation Barbarossa, one of the most brutal campaigns in the history of warfare. Four years later, the victorious Red Army has suffered a loss of seven million lives. Alan Clark's incisive analysis succeeds in explaining how a fighting force that in one two-month period lost two million men was nevertheless able to rally to defeat the Wehrmacht. The Barbarossa campaign included some of the greatest episodes in military history: the futile attack on Moscow in the winter of 1941-42, the siege of Stalingrad, the great Russian offensive beginning in 1944 that would lead the Red Army to the historic meeting with the Americans at the Elbe and on to victory in Berlin.
Barbarossa is a classic of miltary history. This paperback edition contains a new preface by the author.
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Review: BarbarossaUser Review - carl theaker - Goodreads
This book was first published in 1965. I read it in 1968 and we teenage, burgeoning WWII fans liked it. There were few books available at the time that covered something outside the USA battles. This on the Russian front really got us interested. Read full review
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The Consolidation Period
The Greatest Tan Battle in History
The Wehrmacht in a decline Russian weapons output soaring
Eastern Europe Changes Hands
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The Wehrtnacht at High Tide
Verdun on the Volga
The Entombment of the 6th Army
The Advent of General von Manstein
The Fall of Berlin