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The Stalingrad Cauldron: Inside the Encirclement and Destruction of the 6th Army

Frank Ellis

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ISBN 10: 0700619011 / ISBN 13: 9780700619016
Published by University Press of Kansas
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Title: The Stalingrad Cauldron: Inside the ...

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: New

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The Stalingrad Cauldron An exceptionally detailed account of the German 6th Armys battle to take Stalingradfrom the moment it reaches the Volga, through the desperate street battles, to final collapse and captivity. Tells this story from the unique perspective of the German officers and men trapped inside the Red Armys ever-closing ring of forces. Full description

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"Full of rigid scholarship and new insights into the life and death of the 6th Army."Infantry

"... taps previously unpublished Wehrmacht records to offer vivid testimony."World War II Magazine

"[A] detailed and enlightening look at the German 6th Army's tenacious but doomed resistance. Ellis uses a wide range of newly uncovered German and Russian sources to weave a strong narrative about the complex and often misunderstood context within which the 6th Army fought and died in and around Stalingrad."H-Net Reviews

"A very interesting contribution to the literature on Stalingrad and the Eastern Front."New York Military Affairs Symposium Review

Characterized by sound scholarship, clarity, and acute attention to detail, Elliss work adds substantially to our understanding of the Battle of Stalingrad and the travails of the troops who fought, suffered, and often perished in the fighting.David M. Glantz, author of The Stalingrad Trilogy

Ellis has uncovered a number of previously unavailable or neglected sources that offer valuable insight into the daily struggles for survival in the Stalingrad cauldron.Stephen G. Fritz, author of Ostkrieg: Hitlers War of Extermination in the East

A fascinating and essential volume for all students of the Eastern Front.Robert M. Citino, author of The Wehrmacht Retreats: Fighting a Losing War, 1943

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