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Kiev 1941 : Hitler's battle for supremacy in the East

Author: David Stahel
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In just four weeks in the summer of 1941 the German Wehrmacht wrought unprecedented destruction on four Soviet armies, conquering central Ukraine and killing or capturing three quarters of a million men. This was the Battle of Kiev - one of the largest and most decisive battles of World War II and, for Hitler and Stalin, a battle of crucial importance. For the first time, David Stahel charts the battle's dramatic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Stahel
ISBN: 9781107014596 110701459X
OCLC Number: 780195979
Description: xvi, 468 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The bulldog, the eagle and the bear --
2. Germany's defeat in the East --
3. The road to Kiev --
4. War in the Ukraine --
5. Ominous horizonsm --
6. The battle of Kiev --
7. Slaughter in the Ukraine --
8. Visions of victory --
9. The calm before the storm --
10. Moscow in the crosshairs.
Responsibility: David Stahel.
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An account of one of the largest battles of World War II and its place in Germany's Eastern campaign.  Read more...

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