Stalingrad: How the Red Army Triumphed
Pen & Sword Military, 2007 - 270 pages
Michael K. Jones new history of Stalingrad offers a radical reinterpretation of the most famous battle of the Second World War. Combining eye witness testimony of Red Army fighters with fresh archive material the book gives a dramatic insight into the thinking of the Russian command and the mood of the ordinary soldiers.
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