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Russia's war

Author: R J Overy
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using previously unavailable information from the former KGB and presidential archives, provides an overview of Russia's critical role in World War II and Hitler's defeat.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R J Overy
ISBN: 0140271694 9780140271690
OCLC Number: 39621362
Notes: "First published in the United States of America by TV Books, Inc., 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: xxi, 394 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: The darkness descends: 1917-1937 --
The hour before midnight: 1937-1941 --
The Goths ride east: Barbarossa, 1941 --
Between life and death: Leningrad and Moscow --
The fight from within: collaboration, terror and resistance --
The cauldron boils: Stalingrad, 1942-43 --
The citadel: Kursk, 1943 --
False dawn: 1943-44 --
Fall of the swastika: 1945 --
The cult of personality: Stalin and the legacy of war.
Responsibility: Richard Overy.

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Presents an account of the greatest military encounter in human history. This title describes the events of 1941-45 in which the Soviet Union, after initial catastrophes, destroyed Hitler's Third  Read more...

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