Russia's War

A History of the Soviet Effort: 1941-1945
Product Number: EB00394367
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101503188
Publisher: Penguin Books
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"A penetrating and compassionate book on the most gigantic military struggle in world history."-The New York Times Book Review "An extraordinary tale...?very's engrossing book provides extensive details of teh slaughter, brutality, bitterness and destruction on the massive front from the White Sea to the flank of Asia."-Chicago Tribune The Russian war effort to defeat invading Axis powers, an effort that assembled the largest military force in recorded history and that cost the lives of more than 25 million Soviet soldiers and civilians, was the decisive factor for securing an Allied victory. Now with access to the wealth of film archives and interview material from Russia used to produce the ten-hour television documentary Russia's War, Richard Overy tackles the many persuasive questions surrounding this conflict. Was Stalin a military genius? Was the defense of Mother Russia a product of something greater than numbers of tanks and planes-of something deep within the Russian soul?

Author(s): Richard Overy
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 1998

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