ARMAGEDDON IN STALINGRAD SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER 1942 PDF

Armageddon in Stalingrad has 80 ratings and 6 reviews. 2: September – November . Be the first to ask a question about Armageddon in Stalingrad. Armageddon in Stalingrad: September‐November , Vol. 2. The Stalingrad Trilogy – By David M. Glantz with Jonathan M. House. Armageddon in Stalingrad: September‐November , Vol. 2. The Stalingrad Trilogy. By David M. Glantz with Jonathan M. House.

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While the first volume in their trilogy described battles that took the German army to the gates of Stalingrad, this next one focuses on the inferno of combat that decimated the city itself.

He also discusses at great length the mental toll that the city fighting took, especially on the Germans as at great cost they fought their way through Russian defenders holed up in multiple factories throughout the suburbs of Stalingrad.

So precarious was the situation for 62nd Army that supplies had to air dropped to them as the Volga by November was half frozen and extremely difficult to cross by boat. Other books in the series. Oscar Deaver rated it really liked it Aug 29, Military historical researching and writing of the highest degree of awesomeness! But for the serious student of the Eastern Front, I highly, highly recommend it. Forgotten Battles of the German-Soviet War My library Help Advanced Book Search.

They show the Germans weaker than has been supposed, losing what had become a war of attrition that forced them to employ fewer and greener troops to make up for earlier losses and to conduct war on an ever-lengthening logistics line. Lists with This Book. It will be of interest staalingrad anyone desiring to understand the conduct of the campaign. The authors stalintrad these accounts of action within the contexts of decisions made by Hitler and Stalin, their high commands, and generals on the ground and of the larger war on the Eastern Front.

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The symposia included attendance of a number armageddln former German participants stalongrad the operations, and resulted in publication of the seminal transcripts of proceedings. Richard Sillifant rated it it was amazing Jun 30, September-November David M.

As I said earlier, the book is very detailed and at first follows indivisual divisions, brigades and regiments then companies and individual platoons taking city districts, streets, then buildings and then parts of them. Army as a historian specializing in Soviet history and tactics, and since his retirement has become by far Military historical researching and writing of the highest degree of awesomeness! Brian rated it it was amazing Nov 17, House The German offensive on Stalingrad was originally intended to secure the Wehrmacht’s flanks, but it stalled dramatically in the face of Stalin’s order: Army deptember-november a historian specializing in Soviet history and tactics, and since his retirement has become by far the most accomplished military historical writer on the Eastern Front of World War II ever.

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While at the College, Col. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A monumental work that is unlikely to be surpassed as an account of the most important single campaign of the Second World War.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jimp rated it it was amazing Feb 28, All the while both sides are suffering from immense attrition with whole units vanishing in the inferno engulfing the city. Of value to both the specialist and armchair historian. How the Red Army Triumphed See fewer reviews Jeff rated it really liked it Aug 22, The Battle for Central and Southern Stalingrad Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Glantz and House have plumbed previously unexploited sources—including the archives of the People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs NKVD and the records of the Soviet 62nd and German Sixth Armies—to provide unprecedented detail and fresh interpretations of this apocalyptic campaign.

A book for serious historians only. As a military expert, Glantz offers the most highly detailed analysis to date of both sides of the conflict from the commanding generals all the way down at times to the company level, as the Germans street by bloody street, slowly overran the city.

The German offensive on Stalingrad was originally intended to secure the Wehrmacht’s flanks, but it stalled dramatically in the face of Stalin’s order: Armageddon in Stalingrad continues David Glantz and Jonathan House’s bold new look at this esptember-november iconic military campaign of the Eastern Front and Hitler’s first great strategic defeat.

As I said earlier, the book is very detailed and at first follows indivisual divisions, brigades and regiments armagedon companies and individual platoons taking city districts, streets, then build If I say “typical Glantz book” you know what to expect.

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Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November 1942

Return to Book Page. And that attrition is where focus of the book lies, the fact that while germans were advancing, though slower and slower, they were suffering such losses that while victories were not pyrrhic they were increasingly costly and it was this cost Germans simply couldn’t afford in the long run. Apr 01, Kges rated it it was amazing Shelves: He entered active service with the United States Army in Gina Mccloskey rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Previous accounts of the battle are far less accurate, having relied on Soviet military memoirs plagued by error and cloaked in secrecy.

The authors set these accounts of action within the contexts of decisions made by Hitler and Stalin, their high commands, and generals on the ground and of the larger war on the Eastern Front. Refresh and try again. Previous accounts of the battle are far less accurate, having relied on Soviet military memoirs plagued by error and cloaked in secrecy.

Glantz and House have plumbed previously unexploited sources–including the archives of the People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs NKVD and the records of the Soviet 62nd and German Sixth Armies–to provide unprecedented detail and fresh interpretations of this apocalyptic campaign. This book starts where previous one ended, with German kampfgruppe at the bank of Volga in northern suburb while rest of 6th Army is bearing down on the city.

The authors set these accounts of action within the contexts of decisions made by Hitler and Stalin, their high commands, and generals on the ground and of the larger war on the Eastern Front. The German offensive on Stalingrad was originally intended to secure the Wehrmacht’s flanks, but it stalled dramatically in the face of Stalin’s order: Hardcoverpages.

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