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Author Beevor, Antony.

Title Stalingrad [Axis 360 electronic resource] : the fateful siege / Antony Beevor.

Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource.
Summary Historians and reviewers worldwide have hailed Antony Beevor's magisterial Stalingrad as the definitive account of World War II's most harrowing battle. In August 1942, Hitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name. In the five month siege that followed, the Russians fought to hold Stalingrad at any cost, then caught their Nazi enemy in an astonishing reversal. As never before, Stalingrad conveys the experience of soldiers on both sides as they fought in inhuman conditions, and of civilians trapped on an urban battlefield. Antony Beevor has interviewed survivors and discovered completely new material in a wide range of German and Soviet archives, including reports of prisoner interrogations, desertions, and executions. The battle of Stalingrad was the psychological turning point of World War II; as Beevor makes clear, it also changed the face of modern warfare. As a story of cruelty, courage, and human suffering, Stalingrad is unprecedented and unforgettable.
Subject History.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
ISBN 9781101153567 (electronic bk.)
1101153563 (electronic bk.)
Music No. EB00394205 Recorded Books
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