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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Armageddon in Stalingrad
Glantz was instrumental in conducting the annual “Art of War” symposia which produced the best analysis of the conduct of operations on the Eastern Front during the Second World War in English to date. Stalingrad Trilogy 5 books. While the first volume in their trilogy septembr-november battles that took the September-novembeer army to the gates of Stalingrad, this next one focuses on the inferno of combat that decimated the city itself. Andrew rated it it was amazing Mar 26, Written with the narrative force of a great war novel, this new volume supersedes all previous accounts and forms the centerpiece of the Stalingrad Trilogy, with the upcoming final volume focusing on the Red Sepyember-november counteroffensive.
They allow the authors to reconstruct the fighting hour by hour, street by street, and even building by building and reveal how Soviet defenders established killing zones throughout the city and repeatedly ambushed German spearheads. Forgotten Battles of the German-Soviet War Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. House The German offensive afmageddon Stalingrad was originally intended to secure the Wehrmacht’s flanks, but it stalled dramatically in the face of Stalin’s order: Detailed, well researched work that is hard to read becasue it’s not written in “easy” style.
So detailed it is almost a reference book without a flowing narrative.
Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November 1942
Brian rated it it was amazing Nov 17, No trivia or quizzes yet. The Glantzes’ daughter Mary E. Having said book is well researched it includes a lot of maps, which are nicely printed where relevant armageddon than assembled in middle or end of book. Stofft Professor of Military History at the U.
It will be of interest to anyone desiring to understand the conduct of the campaign. This book is a good and meticulously detailed history of November in Stalingrad. Want to Read saving…. The Stalingrad trilogy reflects the fact that they maintain that standard, while bringing september-ovember light a new understanding of many old questions. Oct 28, Pamela Kanooth-tucker rated it really liked it. Jim rated it really liked it Apr 23, Army as 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.
A monumental work that is unlikely to be surpassed as an account of the most important single campaign of the Second World War. 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. 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 symposia included attendance of a number of former German participants in the operations, and resulted in publication of the seminal transcripts of proceedings. From inside the book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Written with the narrative force of a great war novel, this new volume supersedes all previous accounts and forms the centerpiece of the Stalingrad Trilogy, with the upcoming final volume focusing on the Red Army’s counteroffensive.
Jun 24, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page. September-November David M. All that said, if you want to learn about the Eastern Front in general and about the Stalingrad campaign in particular, than these books are essential.
Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November by David M. Glantz
Stephen rated it liked it Dec 23, Open Preview See a Problem? Reading Glantz’s books is like taking a staff course; you learn a lot but it isn’t exactly a fun. The authors were granted unparalleled access to records from both Russian and Wehrmacht sources.
University Press of Kansas- History – pages. Armageddon in Stalingrad continues David Glantz and Jonathan House’s bold new look at this most iconic military campaign of the Eastern Front and Hitler’s first great strategic defeat. Refresh and try again. They show the Germans weaker than has been supposed, losing what had become a war of attrition that forced them to employ armaageddon and greener troops to make up for earlier losses and to conduct war on an ever-lengthening logistics line.
Meanwhile Zhukov was planning his encirclement sprang his trap just as the Germans were at a point of near complete exhaustion and their flanks were guarded only by a thin line septemmber-november Romanian, Hungarian, and Italian troops who were ill trained and ill prepared for an onslaught by fresh Russian troops.
GlantzJonathan Mallory House. But for the serious student of the Eastern Front, I highly, highly recommend it.