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Prussian apocalypse : the fall of Danzig 1945

Author: Egbert Kieser
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword Military, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Egbert Kiesers graphic account of the Red Armys assault on East Prussia in 1945 is one of the classic histories of the destruction of Hitlers Germany. Using extensive, firsthand, unforgettable  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Egbert Kieser
ISBN: 9781848846746 1848846746
OCLC Number: 751739190
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: ix, 221 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The eastern front --
Precipitate flight --
The last trains --
The fall of Elbing --
The German 4th Army's breakout --
Over the ice of the Frisches Haff --
The road along the spit --
The Pillau exit --
Flight from Königsberg --
The Soviet invasion of the Samland --
The sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff --
The sinking of the General von Steuben --
Westwards over the Vistula --
From Pillau to Gotenhafen --
Danzig cut off --
Chaos at the mouth of the Vistula --
From Hela to the west --
The fall of Königsberg --
The Soviets occupy the Samland --
The end of Pillau --
The end at the Vistula and Hela.
Other Titles: Danziger Bucht 1945.
Responsibility: by Egbert Kieser ; translated by Tony Le Tissier.

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