Stalingrad 194243 (3) (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
96
Utgivningsdatum
2022-11-24
Förlag
Osprey Publishing
Medarbetare
Noon, Steve (Illustrator) (ill.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
Steve Noon
Illustrationer
Colour illustrations throughout, including battlescene artworks, maps, 3D diagrams and photographs.
Dimensioner
247 x 186 x 7 mm
Vikt
309 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781472842732
Stalingrad 194243 (3) (häftad)

Stalingrad 194243 (3)

Catastrophe: the Death of 6th Army

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The final part in a three-book series on the Battle of Stalingrad, examining the Soviet encirclement, German relief efforts, and the final surrender of Paulus 6.Armee. Having fought hard just to reach the outskirts of Stalingrad, the Axis forces found themselves embroiled in a protracted urban battle amid the ruins of a devastated city on the Volga. The Soviet Red Army was able to hold onto the city then mount a surprise winter counter-offensive known as Operation Uranus, which succeeded in encircling the German 6.Armee at Stalingrad. Despite a desperate German relief operation, the Red Army eventually crushed the 6.Armee and hurled the remnants of the German southern front back in disorder. This third and final volume in the Stalingrad trilogy begins just after the German 6.Armee has been isolated at Stalingrad, and covers the period from 24 November 1942 to 2 February 1943. The specially commissioned maps and 3D diagrams guide the reader in step-by-step, easily to follow detail through the German relief operation (Wintergewitter), the fighting on the Chir River, and the Soviet operations Koltso and Little Saturn, and are complimented by the battlescene artworks that vividly depict the harsh conditions experienced by the common soldiers fighting on both sides.
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A worthy addition to anyone's bookshelf. * Army Rumour Service * Precise analysis of the battle and lessons learnt. * The Armourer Magazine *

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Robert Forczyk has a PhD in International Relations and National Security from the University of Maryland and a strong background in European and Asian military history. He retired as a lieutenant colonel from the US Army Reserves having served 18 years as an armour officer in the US 2nd and 4th infantry divisions and as an intelligence officer in the 29th Infantry Division (Light). Dr Forczyk is currently a consultant in the Washington, DC area.

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ORIGINS OF THE CAMPAIGN CHRONOLOGY OPPOSING COMMANDERS Soviet Axis OPPOSING FORCES Soviet Axis Orders of Battle, 19 November 1942 OPPOSING PLANS Soviet Axis THE CAMPAIGN Operation Uranus, 1923 November 1942 The initial German reaction, 2428 November 1942 The Battle of the Chir River, 30 November15 December 1942 Wintergewitter, 1229 December 1942 Little Saturn, 1628 December 1942 Stalingrad Kesselschlacht, 131 December 1942 Operation Ring and the end of 6.Armee, 1 January2 February 1943 ANALYSIS THE BATTLEFIELD TODAY FURTHER READING INDEX