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The road to Stalingrad

Author: John Erickson
Publisher: London : Cassell, 2003.
Series: Cassell military paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The strength of John Erickson's renowned history of the Russian-German War of 1941-45 lies in his command of both Russian and German sources, and in the vigour of his narrative. In this first of the two volumes Professor Erickson takes us from the inept command structure of the pre-invasion Soviet Union, on through the terrible Barbarossa onslaught, until the tide began to turn at Stalingrad. The climatic battle  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Erickson
ISBN: 0304365416 9780304365418
OCLC Number: 56807985
Notes: Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1975.
Description: x, 594 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: On war games, Soviet and German --
BOOK I. ON PREPAREDNESS: MILITARY AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS, SPRING 1941: The Soviet military establishment: reforms and repairs (1941-I) --
'Don't panic. The "boss" knows all about it' --
BOOK II. HALTING THE BLITZKRIEG, 22 JUNE 1941-19 NOVEMBER 1942: The Sunday blow: 22 June 1941 --
The disaster on the frontiers: June-July 1941 --
Towards the edge of destruction --
The rear, the deep rear and behind the German lines --
The Moscow counter-stroke: November-December 1941 --
Stalin's first strategic offensive: January-March 1942 --
High summer and the road to Stalingrad --
Transformation at Stalingrad: Operation Uranus (October-November 1942).
Series Title: Cassell military paperbacks.
Responsibility: John Erickson.
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