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Road To Stalingrad by John Erickson
  

Road To Stalingrad

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Road To Stalingrad by John Erickson

In The Road to Stalingrad, Professor Erickson takes us in detail from the inept command structures and strategic delusions of the pre-invasion Soviet Union, through the humiliations as her armies fell back on all fronts before the Barbarossa onslaught, until the tide turned at last at Stalingrad. Unsparingly, he assesses the generals and political leaders and analyses the confusions and wranglings within both Allied and Axis commands. The climax, the grinding battle for Stalingrad, leaves the Red Army poised for its majestic counter-offensive, Operation 'Uranus', discovering it had 'caught a tiger by the tail'.

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Publication date

10th September 2015

Author

John Erickson

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Publisher

Orion Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Format

eBook

ISBN

9781474603034