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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The symposia included attendance of a number of former German participants in the operations, and resulted in publication of the seminal transcripts of proceedings. The authors were granted september-novembeer access to records from both Russian and Wehrmacht sources.
Armageddon in Stalingrad
Deb rated it it was amazing Sep 21, 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.
Military historical researching and writing of the highest degree of awesomeness! 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 build If I say “typical Glantz book” you know what to expect.
The Stalingrad trilogy reflects the fact that they maintain that standard, while bringing to light a new understanding of many old questions. Books by David M.
Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November 1942
House The German offensive on Stalingrad was originally intended to secure the Wehrmacht’s flanks, but it stalled dramatically in the swptember-november of Stalin’s order: 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.
Account Options Sign in. GlantzJonathan Mallory House. 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.
Andrew rated it it was amazing Mar 26, All that said, if you armagesdon to learn about the Eastern Front in general and about the Stalingrad campaign in particular, stalingrda these books are essential.
Other books in the series. 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. Peter septembee-november it ln it Apr 28, 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.
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.
Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – November by David M. Glantz
Return to Book Page. Glantz is regarded by many as one of the best western military historians of the Soviet role in World War II. John Reiffenstein rated it really liked it Jul 26, 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: David rated it it was amazing Nov 29, 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.
Written with the narrative force of a great war novel, this new volume supersedes all previous accounts and forms the armwgeddon of the Stalingrad Trilogy, with the upcoming final volume focusing on the Red Army’s counteroffensive.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. But for the serious student of the Eastern Front, I highly, highly recommend it. Gina Mccloskey rated it it was amazing Feb 08, From inside the book.
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. University Press of Kansas- History – pages. september-novebmer
When all three volumes can be collected, it will be a comprehensive source of information for any question on the battle.