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about topics as varied as medical care, starvation, frostbite, and Russian vodka rations (they often went into battle drunk, natch). In the first series of the British Ch-4 TV comedy Peep Show (2003), character Mark Corrigan ( David Mitchell) owns a copy of Stalingrad. Hitler si Antonescu au avut o discutie tensionata in "Wolfschanze" (buncarul lui Hitler din Prusia Orientala).
Jingoistic statues never pay a proper tribute to the dead, but honest books, like this one, certainly do.This officer realizes as he is describing events how out of touch Hitler is, he thinks that Hitler can only think of flags and maps and not people and reality.
Yet, General Rodimtsev's troops managed to hold on to the Kurgan, and the German 295th Infantry Division was "fought to a standstill. I was not aware of the Soviet U-2 biplanes dropping bombs at night but they were very successful at keeping the Germans from any rest.Others, however, kept glancing ahead to the blazing buildings on the western shore, their steel-helmeted heads instinctively withdrawn into the shoulders. The Philadelphia Inquirer “Using once secret Russian archives and German records, Beevor has fashioned a narrative that moves with swift and hypnotic force, like a great river with a savage undertow. Litt from the University of Bath, awarded in 2010, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent, awarded in 2004.