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5.0 out of 5 stars Staggering, 26 Nov 2007
This review is from: Stalingrad (Paperback)
I have read and re-read this book because of its brilliance. It is chilling but very very accessible. The humanity and inhumanity is so well written that it appears almost to be a work of fiction. You do not need to be an avid war historian to enjoy this book as I found most of the interesting parts to be on the day to day life in the kessel and the slow ebbing away of all hope that the 6th army would be saved. The letters home are particularly sad, many were found in a mail sack of a plane that was shot down by the Russians.

This book should be used in schools to highlight the desperation and reality of war.
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Initial post: 10 Oct 2013 13:54:16 BDT
Read John Erickson's books and you will see where Beevor got his books from. He is a plagiarist.
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