This review is from: Stalingrad (Paperback)
Stalingrad is an awesome book and I read it in a couple of days. Anthony Beevor's narrative History is beautiful and brilliantly written. Stalingrad is an amazing book full of the horror of war and it sheds important light on the terrible suffering inflicted on both sides by this key battle of the Second World War. Beevor provides wonderful insight into the experiences of ordinary Russian and German soldiers and officers and how they coped in the terrible winter of 1942-1943.
The book is full of great sources and it reads like a novel. It is a timely and important book. Beevor is a terrific writer who is able to convey the tremendous suffering of soldiers and civilians in a few sparse sentences. The battle of Stalingrad changed the course of the Second World War and this excellent book casts important light on the brave soldiers who fought and died in this epic contest.
Stalingrad is a great read and I thoroughly recommend it.