The Eastern Front (3-In-1 True Combat Compendium) - Nigel Cawthorne

The Eastern Front (3-In-1 True Combat Compendium)

By Nigel Cawthorne

  • Release Date: 2012-10-29
  • Genre: Military

Description

In the ruined houses, streets and sewers of Stalingrad there raged a ferocious hand-to-hand battle. The advancing Panzers proved vulnerable in the close quarter combat.  Resistance was to the death as Stalin ordered that the city that bore his name must be held at all costs. For the Germans, the grim reality of another frozen winter in Russia was fast approaching ...
Read about Hitler’s plan to crush Russia in Operation Barbarossa, the gruelling, unflinching Soviet defence of Stalingrad and Leningrad, and the Red Army's ultimate break out in the Battle of Kursk in this 3 in 1 True Combat Compendium. Three accounts filled with the courage of war, and interwoven with first hand experiences that take you into the heart of battle.
Short, sharp, and true to life, Chronicles of War describe the battles and relate the close-up combat experiences of World War II in an exciting, quick to read format. Each title in the series provides gripping, unforgettable insights into the minute by minute confrontations, extreme heroism and terrible brutality of the greatest conflict the world has ever known.

INCLUDED: Operation Barbarossa.  Stalingrad and the Siege of Leningrad.  The Battle of the Tanks at Kursk.

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