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Through the maelstrom : a Red Army soldier's war on the Eastern Front, 1942-1945

Author: Горбачевский, Б. ; B Gorbachevskiĭ; Stuart Britton
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2008.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The monumental battles of World War II's Eastern Front - Moscow, Stalingrad, Kursk - are etched into the historical record. But there is another, hidden history of that war that has too often been ignored in official accounts. Boris Gorbachevsky was a junior officer in the 31st Army who first saw front-line duty as a rifleman in the 30th Army. "Through the Maelstrom" recounts his three harrowing years on some of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Biography
Personal narratives, Soviet
Personal narratives, Russian
Named Person: B Gorbachevskiĭ; Gorbachevskiĭ; B Gorbachevskiĭ; B Gorbachevskiĭ
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Горбачевский, Б. ; B Gorbachevskiĭ; Stuart Britton
ISBN: 9780700616053 0700616055 9780700621071 0700621075
OCLC Number: 225874564
Description: xix, 453 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: PART 1. MY INITIAL MILITARY EDUCATION, JANUARY-MAY 1942: 1. Students and Commanders: January-March 1942 ; 2. Graduation: April-May 1942 ; 3. Notes on my way to the Front: May 1942 --
PART 2. THE RZHEV MEAT GRINDER: JUNE 1942-MARCH 1943: 4. Bivouac: June 1942 ; 5. How I searched for the truth, and what became of it: June-July 1942 ; 6. In a Rifle Company: July-August 1942 ; 7. The First Battle: 24 August 1942 ; 8. The 359th Medical-Sanitation Battalion: August-September 1942 ; 9. A rainy Autumn: October-November 1942 ; 10. Turncoats: November-December 1942 ; 11. A new assignment: 30-31 December 1942 ; 12. I become the Regimental Youth Leader: January 1943 ; 13. Operation "Hunt": February 1943 --
PART 3. FROM RZHEV TO THE NATIONAL BORDER: MARCH 1943-JULY 1944: 14. On the heels of the enemy: March 1943 ; 15. Moscow: April 1943 ; 16. The Liberation of Smolensk: April-September 1943 ; 17. The fighting for Orsha: October 1943-May 1944 ; 18. Forward-to the West! June-July 1944 --
PART 4. IN POLAND AND EAST PRUSSIA: JULY 1944-APRIL 1945: 19. "The Untouchables": July-December 1944 ; 20. In Poland: January 1945 ; 21. In East Prussia: January-February 1945 ; 22. To the shores of the Baltic: March-April 1945 ; 23. The final steps to victory: April 1945 ; 24. The last days of the War: May 1945 ; 25. Subjugated Germany, "Guten Tag, Lower Silesia!" May-August 1945 --
Afterword: Reflections on the fighting for Rzhev.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Other Titles: Rzhevskai︠a︡ mi︠a︡sorubka.
Responsibility: Boris Gorbachevsky ; translated and edited by Stuart Britton ; foreword by David M. Glantz.
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Boris Gorbachevsky was a junior officer in the 31st Army who first saw front-line duty as a rifleman in the 30th Army. This book recounts his three harrowing years on some of World War II's grimmest  Read more...

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