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Antony Beevor
Birth date: December 14, 1946
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History, Nonfiction
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markk
markk rated it 3 months ago
Though the Second World War was decided in battles waged over several years and in multiple regions, the most important front of the war was the one in eastern Europe. There the German war machine which had conquered so much of Europe with seemingly little effort was ground down in an extended clash...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 3 years ago
bookshelves: summer-2015, wwii, published-1998, nonfiction, nazi-related, history, military-manoeuvres, berlin, betrayal, bullies, casual-violence, censorship, decline-disintergration-degradation, epic-proportions, execution, foxtrotted-uniform, fraudio, gangsters, lifestyles-deathstyles, lit-riche...
Titus Bluth's Blatherings
Titus Bluth's Blatherings rated it 4 years ago
If you're looking for a blow-by-blow, crunchy account of the Battle of Berlin, this book is -not- it.It's no more than a collection of atrocity tales by a credulous scribbler, or perhaps one with an agenda. I invite all the nice people who gave this thing its completely unearned high rating to pract...
nouveau
nouveau rated it 5 years ago
my understanding is that it was Antony Beevor who set off the mini-Stalingrad phase a few years back--one that has generated more than a few good works including Beevor's editing of Soviet journalist Vasily Grossman's notes, as well as the claimed "Enemy at the Gates." in fact, I think the publishin...
nouveau
nouveau rated it 5 years ago
Very impressive, tautly organized, deserves that little nytimes medal or whatever on the cover. Covers v gross man who was soviet russia's main newspaperman from Barbarossa on. Gross man wrote about Stalingrad to Berlin, and wrote a novel. Like Shostakovich, was not a total favorite of Stalin , but ...
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