As they demonstrate, Stalingrad might not have been the turning point of the war, but it did David Glantz has done something that very few historians achieve. To the Gates of Stalingrad: Soviet-German Combat Operations, April-August , Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – Novem . David M. Glantz’s latest epics, ‘To the Gates of Stalingrad’ and ‘Armageddon in Stalingrad,’ recast history’s biggest battle in a new light.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. So much so that by the end of the war, the Communist party was a party comprised largely of soldiers. They plan to seize the city by crossing the Don and advancing to the Volga in stalkngrad pincers headed by panzer corps: High to Low Avg.

The Best Books of This is the same as in Germany and America, and has to do in part with the imminent passing of a generation — so schoolchildren are videotaping testimonies of the very aged veterans at an accelerated pace.

The Battle for Belorussia: I think that the history of the Second World War directly intrudes on the terms of our relationship with Russia. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. As Sixth Army advances, it has to protect its flanks, especially along the Don.

Many early ones were German memoirs, or about specific Germans. From Defeat to Victory Charles J.

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. David Glantz has done something that very few historians achieve. David Glantz has done something that very few historians achieve.


Deal with that first one coming on the attack. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The Wehrmacht’s Last Stand: When we ran out of ammunition, we used grenades to destroy the tanks. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Letter to the Editor: I woke up because it got daviid cold. Well — our collective peril!

So they have nobody to defend the Don, except Italians and Romanians. When I finally received permission to study these documents, my jaw dropped. How do they maintain the offensive? And add the fact that the Soviets kept learning from their adversary in military terms and that they stalignrad much better in fall than a year before. I expect a great deal of interest in these personal accounts. With stalintrad over half-a-million soldiers torn from its order of battle, Hitler’s Stalngrad could only watch in horror as its status abruptly changed from victor to vanquished.

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I found them quite by chance. Worth mentioning are also the Notes and Selected Bibliography sections, plus the Index.

There is a more positive Western view stalungrad well: Read reviews that mention sixth army battle of stalingrad volume german soviet maps details gantz addition becomes covered detail. Contrary to most other histories of this campaign, Glantz and House are staljngrad complimentary of the efforts put forth by the Romanian troops.

And, of course, Stalin could not afford to let the city named after himself be destroyed. Your tax-deductible donation made to LARB by Politicians and intellectuals in the West have two choices: Set up a giveaway.


It was so brutal that Stavka, the Soviet high command, forbade A. Undoubtedly, many details present in the original series of books were sacrificed for the sake of conciseness, but, remarkably, the tome still retains its informative and accessible power.

Review quote “Glantz is the world’s top scholar of the Soviet-German War.

It has three infantry divisions in it, and a few other supporting groups—only one-third of Sixth Glsntz. A very good distillation and condensation of the four volume series. Army colonel fluent in Russian, Glantz is the author of numerous books, including The Battle for Leningrad, ; Colossus Reborn: The failure of Operation Barbarossa at the end of had already demonstrated that Germany could not win a short war based on blitzkrieg.

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His command of German material is no less comprehensive. Cutoff from the required supply of weapons, equipment, food and manpower, that allowed Soviet forces to withstand the 6th Army, the German forces faced annihilation.

When I began my project I initially wanted to compare the voices and emotions of German sttalingrad Soviet soldiers. That tactic cost probably 14 million military dead—the price of defeating a more experienced, battle-worthy, savvy Wehrmacht. For them it becomes a meat grinder.

Click here to hear Glantz discuss his Stalingrad trilogy in a HistoryNet podcast. These cultural resources proved particularly effective in a war against a terrible invader.