Absolute War: Soviet Russia in the Second World War
The battle on the Eastern Front between 1941 and 1945 was arguably the single most decisive factor of World War II, fixing the course of world history over the next half century. Now, drawing on sources newly available since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the reunification of Germany, historian and journalist Chris Bellamy presents the first full account of this deadly conflict.
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Using newly opened archives in Russia to dispel myths perpetuated by Stalin's enemies and even Stalin himself, Bellamy (military science & doctrine, Cranfield Univ.) transforms our understanding of ... Read full review
This book perhaps humbles those Americans who think that we “Won the war in Europe.” It shows the great sacrifices made by so many Russians in order to defeat the Germans and the ruthlessness that was adopted by both sides in this complete conflict. This book is definitely written by a historian and not an author, there are a great deal of statistics and numbers thrown at the reader all at once.
the longterm impact of
Absolute and total war
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Absolute War: Soviet Russia in the Second World War : a Modern History
No preview available - 2009