Reading Material: The Best Books About the Eastern Front | Tripwire Interactive ForumsThis month marks the anniversary of Operation Barbarossa. Test you knowledge with our dedicated quiz! Despite covering a theme that has seen written millions of books and thousands of photo books, I am sure that this book, written and edited by the excellent Ian Baxter, presents unpublished photos of absolute interest for any enthusiast of World War II and German armed forces. This book makes a very good job of arguing the case with solid evidence, some fresh insights, and presents it in an absorbing and enjoyable text with good illustration, including a photo plate section. This book from Pen and Sword not only shows photographic images of the Red Army at war, but also includes a useful text with regard all aspects of it. From recruitment and training, to political teaching, experiences at the front and especially food, the life of a Soviet soldier is thoroughly covered.
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In this now-classic history he dispels the myths surrounding a still relatively little-known aspect of the war, showing how inefficiency rather than economic shortage led to Russia's desperate privations and eventual retreat. He also interprets the connection between the war and the chaos that followed, arguing that although fighting had almost ceased by the end of , Russia was still in turmoil - undergoing a period of change that would inexorably lead towards revolution. Norman Stone is one of Britain's most celebrated historians. Norman Stone was one of Britain's most celebrated historians. He taught at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Bilkent.
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That puts a question mark against the whole book. The casualties seem to be remarkably low in the last year of the war and again I wonder if those are the correct numbers. Well casualties were lower than but still impressive which was not unexpected. Krivosheev admits that his figures for are off by about 1 mln. This book is not on your list.