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Stalingrad - point of return

Ronald Seth

Stalingrad - point of return

the story of the battle, August 1942 - February 1943

by Ronald Seth

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Ronald Seth.
The Physical Object
Pagination254p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17498510M

Endgame at Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy, Volume 3. Book One: November , Book Two: December –February By David M. Glantz with Jonathan M. House. pp.; pp. University Press of Kansas, $ each. David Glantz has done something very few historians achieve.   Stalingrad remembered 03 Feb Pitor Dodkin, who joined the Soviet army as a teenager, had one of the most dangerous jobs in the battle, clearing anti-tank mines ahead of attacks on the German.


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Stalingrad: Point of Return - The Story of the Battle August - February Hardcover – by Ronald Seth (Author)Author: Ronald Seth. Stalingrad: Point of No Return Hardcover – January 1, by Ronald Seth (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Ronald Seth.

Stalingrad: Point of Return: The Story of the Battle, August Febr [RONALD SETH] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : RONALD SETH. This is a detailed account of the battle of Stalingrad, which marked the turning point of World War II on the Russian front.

To gather vivid material for his book the author made a special trip to Stalingrad itself and spoke to some of the participants in the battle. Many of their personal experiences have been included in this account. Volume 2, Life and Fate, was written after Stalingrad, but translated and published here a few years ago; Volume 1 has just been released.

Stalingrad (the book) was initially published in and Grossman was forbidden by the Communist government to include anything which was in any way critical of the government, /5. Stalingrad was the first of Beevor's epic world war 2 history books, meticulously researched with an immense amount of detail, technical and personal, without being overwhelming you get to understand certain things such as the advantages of the T over the Panzer IV in simple terms (T was easier to produce, had broader tracks, etc) rather than giving hyper specifics like Cited by:   The battle of Stalingrad was the most important of WWII, the author tell us about the siege of Stalingrad; an very detailed story of the battle and point of view of soldier.

The book count with an excellent research, well written like a novel/5. This rare book was lent to me by my pastor, Father Matt. It is a heart-wrenching collection of letters that were supposedly on the last plane from Stalingrad before the pocket collapsed and the remnants of 6th Army were taken prisoner by the Russians, most to die in by: 2.

The book starts with Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the USSR in Juneand the subsequent drive into the Soviet Union. Its main focus is the Battle of Stalingrad, in particular the period from the initial German attack to Operation Uranus and the Soviet : Antony Beevor.

"The Road to Stalingrad" by John Erickson is a scholarly work which has maps and the order of battle. "Stalingrad" by Heinz Schroter.

This last book was done by a German war correspondent and details the sufferings of the common German soldier - a sobering assessment. Stalingrad: point of return: the story of the battle, August February (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia,   There are too many categories to single one book out as 'best', but my favorite book is 'Stalingrad, The Fateful Siege' by Antony Beevor. This is an up close and personal look at the battle. It is not a detailed study but focuses on those on the front line and in the rubble.

Barbarossa introduction --The lure of Stalingrad --The prize --Over the river --Not wholly by surprise --The assault begins --Sergeant Pavlov comes to the city --Unquiet flows the Volga. Antony Beevor is the author of Crete: The Battle and the Resistance (Runciman Prize), Stalingrad (Samuel Johnson Prize, Wolfson Prize for History and Hawthornden Prize), Berlin: The Downfall, The Battle for Spain (Premio La Vanguardia), D-Day: The Battle for Normandy (Prix Henry Malherbe and the RUSI Westminster Medal), The Second World War, /5(24K).

Stalingrad is not an easy book to read. In part because Plievier spares the reader nothing in his descriptions of war and the consequences of war. But the novel, like its sequel, After reading Stalingrad it seems inadequate to describe the battle in the way so many military histories do/5.

This is a book that lets the reader look into the face of battle' Orlando Figes, Sunday Telegraph 'A brilliantly researched tour de force of military history' Sarah Bradford, The Times Antony Beevor is the renowned author of Stalingrad, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Wolfson Prize for History and the Hawthornden Prize for Literature 5/5(2).

War of the Rats is a World War II fiction novel written by David L. Robbins in The book has sold worldwide in over 20 languages. Part 1: The Corporal, The Hare, The Partisan, and The Headmaster. Part Two: The Duel. Part 3: The Cauldron. 3 Historical accuracy.

The plot focuses on a battle between the Nazi Germans and the Author: David L. Robbins. THE BATTLE OF STALINGRAD ONE MONTHago a Soviet Guards Division with its three infantry regiments and artillery, supply columns, ambulance unit and other auxiliary services arrived at a fishermen's settlement on the eastern bank of the Volga, opposite Stalingrad.

The march was accomplished in unusually quick time-on trucks. Day and night trucks File Size: 6MB. The book starts with the young Hauptmann's surrender on the outskirts of Stalingrad and the ensuing death marches into captivity. This should be familiar territory if you have previously read about the Soviet Gulag system.4/5.

The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare. From Antony Beevor, the internationally bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of Arnhem.

In AugustHitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name/5(80). This book by noted writer Antony Beevor joins three others that are essential English language "classics" on Stalingrad. These important books are John Erickson's "The Road to Stalingrad: Stalin's War with Germany" and Joel Hayward's "Stopped at Stalingrad: The Luftwaffe and Hitler's Defeat in the East " and Earl Ziemke and Magna Bauer's "Moscow to Stalingrad Cited by: The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare.

From Antony Beevor, the internationally bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of AugustHitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name. In the five-month siege that followed, the Russians fought to hold Stalingrad /5(3).

But Beevor said the source was not an internal Soviet document, but a book by the anti-Nazi German officer Helmuth Groscurth. The book is noted as a source in Stalingrad, and the quotes attributed.

The Battle of Stalingrad was a brutal military campaign between Russian forces and those of Nazi Germany and the Axis powers during World War II. Germany's defeat in the battle marked a turning.

First Plot Point: The legendary German sniper Major Koenig arrives in Stalingrad, with the mission of assassinating Vassili—who has become a legend in his own right by killing hundreds of German officers.

Koenig immediately sets a trap for Vassili and kills Vassili’s two partners—effectively bringing himself to the protagonist’s notice. r/AskHistorians: The Portal for Public History. The field marshals and generals captured at Stalingrad were treated relatively well, with their own quarters near Moscow, but the rest of the army prisoners were marched to Prison camps on the.

Although many fine books have been written in the US and Britain about this war, most of them have been written more for people who already have a strong background in WWII, but this book makes the story of battle marking the turning point of the war, Stalingrad, accessible to the general public.5/5(5).

Summary and Analysis Part 9: The Last Human Stranger: The Snows of Stalingrad Summary. It is January Liesel goes to see Frau Holtzapfel to read to her and a man with a bandaged and bleeding hand answers the door. “That the Soviet regime was almost as unforgiving towards its own soldiers as towards the enemy is demonstrated by the total figure of 13, executions, both summary and judicial, during the battle of Stalingrad.” ― Antony Beevor, Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: Stalingrad, point of return: the story of the battle, August February / by Ronald Seth; The battle for Stalingrad.

Introd. by Hanson W. Baldwin. Translated from the Russian by Harold Silver; Turning point: recollections of Russian participants and witnesses of the Stalingrad. Battle of Stalingrad: A Turning Point of World War II Many World War II historians agree that the Battle of Stalingrad was the decisive battle of World War II in Europe.

Fought between German and Soviet forces, the battle may well have turned the tide of the war in favor of the allies and against Nazi Germany. The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare.

From Antony Beevor, the internationally bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of Arnhem. In AugustHitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name/5(K). Return to Book Review Index Stopped at Stalingrad: The Luftwaffe and Hitler's Defeat in the East,by Joel S.

Hayward Lawrence: University Press of Kansas,   Depending on your comments, I'll make a subsequent video reviewing one of those books on Stalingrad from my shelf. If you have other ideas, feel free to sugg.

The siege of Stalingrad lasted five months, one week, and three days. Nearly two million men and women died, and the 6th Army was completely destroyed.

Considered by many historians to be the turning point of World War II in Europe, the Soviet Army’s victory foreshadowed Hitler’s downfall and the rise of a communist superpower/5(47). The most poignant example yet of Liesel using her words and her books to comfort someone in the face of pain.

Once again it seems that the world is huge and dark – this is a World War – and it is only through singing "songs in the dark" (like the title of Liesel's book) that hope and humanity can be maintained.

The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare. From Antony Beevor, the internationally bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of Arnhem. In AugustHitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name/5(49).

“The battle of Kursk was the Eastern Front’s transition point,” Showalter argues with a conviction supported by well-deployed evidence, “and its point of no return.”. Lees-Knowles Lectures Cambridge Antony Beevor 1. Stalingrad and Researching the Experience of War Stalingrad was one of the most monstrous and inhuman battles ever known.

It was further dehumanised by both sides in their propaganda. The point. Return to Book Review Index SACRIFICE ON THE STEPPE: The Italian Alpine Corps in the Stalingrad Campaign,by Hope Hamilton Philadelphia & Newbury: Casemate/Havertown PA and Newbury, Berkshire.

Find a huge variety of new & used Stalingrad Battle of books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Stalingrad Battle of books at Alibris.Many believe Stalingrad to be the turning point of the war.

The Nazi war machine proved to be fallible as it spread itself too thin for a cause that was born more from arrogance than practicality. The Germans never recovered, and its weakened defences were no /5().Stalingrad/Eastern Front Books (WW2) Does anyone have any good recommendations for books around the Eastern Front during WW2, preferably with an emphasis on Stalingrad.

I am doing this for an extended project that will end up as an essay on the significance of Stalingrad.