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5.0 out of 5 stars A comprehensive account of one of the key events of the 20th century
This book sets the battle for Stalingrad into the context of both the war on the Eastern Front and the Second World War as a whole. It is a very good introduction to the subject, though is probably not going to add much to the knowledge of anyone who is already well read on the Great Patriotic War. It is very readable.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Needs Maps
I'm not a historian or a WW2 fanatic - I was motivated to read about Stalingrad after watching a BBC documentary, part of which was filmed in Volvograd. I almost bought the Anthony Beevor book, bracing myself for 550 pages when I noticed this shorter version which was perfect. A fascinating story of courageous men on both sides driven to annihilation by the egos of Stalin...
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5.0 out of 5 stars A comprehensive account of one of the key events of the 20th century, 10 July 2013
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This book sets the battle for Stalingrad into the context of both the war on the Eastern Front and the Second World War as a whole. It is a very good introduction to the subject, though is probably not going to add much to the knowledge of anyone who is already well read on the Great Patriotic War. It is very readable.
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5.0 out of 5 stars TubeReader, 1 July 2013
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Well documented and easy to read. A good balance between the story and the military facts. Out of the many historical accounts I have read, this is amongst the best and for the price, well worth enjoying.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Stalingrad, 24 Dec 2013
Very informative and I believe factually correct, gives a good account of the problems faced on the western front, and a picture of the Russian resolve.
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4.0 out of 5 stars downfall, 27 Sep 2013
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this is a really good read for anyone interested in WW2 and the battles that standout as turning points in it giving a lot of detail and facts. it is a striking story of the hardships that the people had to endure and how sheer determination can keep you fighting through to a final victory. written with a lot of detail and I would recommend it as a first class history book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to read history on a great battle, 29 Mar 2014
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This review is from: Stalingrad: The Battle that Shattered Hitler's Dream of World Domination (Kindle Edition)
I have read lots of books on Starlingrad , but this book is great for any one who wants an overview of this great battle .
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5.0 out of 5 stars Well written, 18 Mar 2014
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This review is from: Stalingrad: The Battle that Shattered Hitler's Dream of World Domination (Kindle Edition)
A superb book absolutely riveting flowed from page one didn't bog you down with unnecessary information I really enjoyed the book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating in depth analysis of one of WW2s pivotal battles, 12 Mar 2014
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Brilliant, factual in depth analysis of one of history's pivotal battles. this book gives you a real for all the
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good read, 17 Nov 2013
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Very easy to read and not just about the battle itself. Lot's of historical facts about WW2. Gives a good overall account of the
build up to the start of hostilities on the Eastern front.
Would recommend to anyone interested in WW2 history.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good book, 25 Oct 2013
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Very informative , easily read , book you could pick up at any page and enjoy , a good overall view of the battle
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4.0 out of 5 stars Stunning, 13 Sep 2013
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Wonderfully written. Only fault, too much detail. Hard to keep track of all the various armies and battle groups.the indifference to human cost hard to grasp.
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