Synopses & Reviews
Relive campaign by campaign and battle by battle the bloody war between Nazi Germany and the Red Army of the Soviet Union. Featuring riveting first hand accounts and rare archive photographs from the front, this fascinating volume retells a story of barbarism, heroism, self-sacrifice, patriotism, despair, and triumph. An epic history of war and warfare, it is also the story of ordinary soldiers on both sides who found themselves fighting to the death in an unimaginably harsh and brutal war. 224 pages, 100 color illus., 300 b/w illus., 8 1/4 x 11 1/2.
and#8220;Chronicles the war between the Soviet Union and Germany Among the military campaigns examined is the brutal battle for Stalingrad and the engagement at Kursk in July 1943 involving 1 million men and 2,700 tanks. The authors are military historians; their book, illustrated with frightening archive photographs, is a remarkable account of a savage conflict....World War II enthusiasts will want [this]... book.and#8221; and#8212;Booklist.