Soviet Blitzkrieg - The Battle for White Russia 1944

Author(s): Walter S. Dunn Jr.

Second World War

Walter Dunn reports - for the first time in English - the details of a battle on the Eastern Front that was perhaps the largest of all time and certainly one of the most significant of World War II. Nearly three million soldiers (two million Soviets and almost a million Germans) participated in a campaign in which five Soviet breakthroughs advanced 275 kilometers in two weeks over bad roads and marshy terrain, destroying 50 German divisions and capturing 50,000 German troops - an event celebrated by marching the prisoners of war ignominiously through the streets of Moscow. Hitler would never again have the wherewithal to launch a major offensive in the east.

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General Fields

  • : 9780811734820SECA
  • : Swan Hill Press
  • : Swan Hill Press
  • : February 2008
  • : 1.9 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 22.9 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Walter S. Dunn Jr.
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 940.54/21781
  • : 272