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Wijers: Winter Storm. The Battle for Stalingrad and the Operation to Rescue Sixth Army. Paperback

  • Winter Storm. The Battle for Stalingrad and the Operation to Rescue Sixth Army.
  • Hans Wijers 2012
  • Paperback, 336 pages, Illustrations, maps, 229 x 152 mm
Firsthand German accounts from the Battle of Stalingrad The Battle of Stalingrad began on the 23 August 1942 and did not come to a end until over five months later. It was to become one of the largest battles ever fought on the Eastern Front and resulted in the death of nearly two million people. Stackpole present this compilation of firsthand German accounts from the battle.

Winter Storm depicts the life of German soldiers trapped in the city by Soviet forces who confronted not only enemy troops but also extreme hunger and frigid weather. Included are a variety of rare photographs that bring to life this truly desperate period of the war.
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