When Titans clashed: how the Red Army stopped Hitler

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University Press of Kansas, 1995 - History - 414 pages
"Now, Western readers can learn for the first time the full extent of the Soviet achievement and discover for themselves the awesome patriotic resolve that mobilized tens of millions of men and women to defend their homeland. They can see exactly where and when the Germans miscalculated and understand how those failings produced a massive defeat. Essential reading for anyone wanting to know the true story of how the Red Army snatched victory in 1945 from the jaws of defeat in 1941. -- Washington Post Book World.

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User Review  - ScoutJ - LibraryThing

Really well-researched and detailed account of the Soviet side of the Eastern Front. Could have done with a scorecard, or at least a few more maps. Names and units were flying fast and it was difficult to keep up at times. Overall, a terrific addition to this field. Read full review

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User Review  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

Viewing the English language literature about WWII, the Americans do not leave much room both to the crucial British and Soviet contribution to victory. Great Britain for holding out single-handed in ... Read full review


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Glantz is founder and former director of the U.S. Army's Foreign Military Studies Office and editor of the Journal of Slavic Military Studies.

JONATHAN M. HOUSE received his Ph.D. in Military History from the University of Michigan in 1975. He served in the U.S. Army as both an intelligence officer and an historian, including teaching at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He is currently an intelligence analyst employed by a government contractor.

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