When Titans clashed: how the Red Army stopped Hitler
"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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Moreover, few Soviet military writers, including senior commanders, had full
access to surviving archival war records. Within these constraints, however, these
publications were frequently honest, largely accurate regarding place, time, and ...
Although a vast literature exists on the German-Soviet War, much of this work has
suffered from the inaccessibility of Soviet military accounts and the lack of Soviet
archival materials. Fascinating as they are, the popular memoirs of Heinz ...
Finally, the collections of selective documents published in recent journals seem
to be authentic and represent a genuine effort to begin an increased flow of
released archival materials. By their very nature, however, they are selective, and
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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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When Titans Clashed: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler
David M. Glantz,Jonathan Mallory House
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