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Endgame at Stalingrad: Book One: November 1942 the Stalingrad Trilogy, Volume 3

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Synopsis The campaign intended to secure the Wehrmacht's flanks had proven one front too many for the German Army. And this concluding chapter, relating events even more steeped in myth than those that came before, is especially bracing as it takes on controversial questions about why Operation Uranus succeeded and the German relief attempts failed, whether the Sixth Army could have escaped encirclement or been rescued, and who, finally was most responsible for its ultimate defeat. The campaign intended to secure the Wehrmacht's flanks had proven one front too many for the German Army. The next book will describe the clearing of the huge pocket and I suppose von Manstein's attempt to reach Stalingrad. Glantz decided to divide battle into several phases and each is covered in each book.

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ENDGAME AT STALINGRAD BOOK ONE NOVEMBER 1942, THE STALINGRAD TRILOGY VOLUME 3

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Like its predecessor volumes, this one makes extensive use of sources previously out of reach or presumed lost, such as reports from the Sixth Army's combat journal and newly released Soviet and Russian records. Evolved incrementally, paid for in steel and blood, this matrix enabled the 1943—1944 offensives that broke the Wehrmacht and determined that the Nazi defeat would be total. He has redefined an entire major subject: the Russo-German War of 1941—1945. In the previous two volumes the Soviets while trying to stay on the offensive were always beaten back to the defensive while this book covers the Soviets as they regain the initiative with the successful running of Operation Uranus that saw the unbelievably quick encirclement of 6th Army. House is the author of Combined Arms Warfare in the Twentieth Century. The higher commands accepted attrition rates and deployments that left units facing two-to-one odds when the Soviet offensive exploded. Their trilogy, backed by meticulous scholarship and refreshingly fair minded, significantly alters long-accepted views of several important aspects of the campaign.

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Endgame at Stalingrad: Book Two: December 1942–

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I paid a special attention to the failed companion piece to operation Uranus, code-named Mars pages 79-81. A week later, only 10 percent might have escaped—in effect a suicide operation. In Volume Three, Book One, we see the ultimate consequences of the Germans' overreach and the gathering force of the Red Army's massive manpower and increasingly sophisticated command. Glantz draws a detailed and vivid account of how, in Operation Uranus, the Red Army's three fronts defeated and largely destroyed two Romanian armies and encircled the German Sixth Army and half of the German Fourth Panzer Army in the Stalingrad pocket—turning the Germans' world on its head. He entered active service with the United States Army in 1963. And now the offensive at Stalingrad, the epic clash that marked Germany's failure on the Eastern Front, was entering its grim final phase. A monumental work that is unlikely to be surpassed as an account of the most important single campaign of the Second World War.

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Endgame at Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy, Volume 3 : Colonel David M. Glantz : 9780700619542

endgame at stalingrad book one november 1942 the stalingrad trilogy volume 3

First book covered German offensive that brought Wehrmacht to gates of Stalingrad, second one saw them battle Red Army in ruins of that city and this book covers Soviet Uranus offensive which encircled 6th Army. Their trilogy, backed by meticulous scholarship and refreshingly fair minded, significantly alters long-accepted views of several important aspects of the campaign. Soviet war doctrine and Stavka intervention is also squeezed into the narrative. Actually, they had very few measures available to counter any possible offensive. They dig and dived into Russian archives more than anyone else and, I guess, took everything they could digest. Corps penetrated German lines 352 Grenadier Reg. He lives with his wife Mary Ann Glantz in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

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Endgame at Stalingrad : Book One: November 1942 the Stalingrad Trilogy, Volume 3

endgame at stalingrad book one november 1942 the stalingrad trilogy volume 3

His command of German material is no less comprehensive. It was always promised, but remained only on the paper, few arrived and too late for example, Romanian armies needed 300. The campaign intended to secure the Wehrmacht's flanks had proven one front too many for the German Army. Glantz draws a detailed and vivid account of how, in Operation Uranus, the Red Army's three fronts defeated and largely destroyed two Romanian armies and encircled the German Sixth Army and half of the German Fourth Panzer Army in the Stalingrad pocket - turning the Germans' world on its head. Not as good is the apparent depth of research into Romanian archival documents. House is the author of Combined Arms Warfare in the Twentieth Century. Resistance of many units collapsed, due to lack of modern heavy antitank guns, but it was not the retreat en masse! Book shows that when and where Germans and Romanians as well managed to field full strength mobile divisions they were able to cause Red Army a lot of grief.

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Endgame at Stalingrad: Book Two: December 1942–

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With the opening of long-sealed Soviet and other communist countries archives beginning in the 1990s, English-speaking readers have begun to better comprehend the enormity and decisive nature of the fighting between Germany and her Axis allies and the Soviet Union. These materials many cited at length or printed in their entirety in a companion volume lend themselves to a strikingly new interpretation of the campaign's planning and execution on both sidesÑa version of events that once and for all gets at the ground truth of this historic confrontation. Glantz decided to divide battle into several phases and each is covered in each book. Book Two finds Germany's most famous army—General Friedrich Paulus's Sixth—in dire straits, trapped in the Stalingrad kessel, or pocket, by a Red Army that has seized the initiative in what the Soviets now term the Great Patriotic War. While spending a lot of time discussing the preparations and buildup of Soviet forces for Operation Uranus, the book also looks toward the Germans and discusses key topics like: could 6th Army actually escaped the Cauldron if it really tried, why was von Manstein's relief attempt so half hearted or was Hitler completely to blame for this disaster.

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Endgame at Stalingrad : Book One: November 1942 the Stalingrad Trilogy, Volume 3

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Jones, author of Stalingrad: How the Red Army Triumphed David M. He has redefined an entire major subject: the Russo-German War of 1941-1945. The campaign intended to secure the Wehrmacht's flanks had proven one front too many for the German Army. Another is frequent referals to companion volume, which is yet t be published. Glantz identifies several Soviet flaws, mostly with command. And now the offensive at Stalingrad, the epic clash that marked Germany's failure on the Eastern Front, was entering its grim final phase. A monumental work that is unlikely to be surpassed as an account of the most important single campaign of the Second World War.

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Endgame at Stalingrad: Book One: November 1942 by David M. Glantz

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However, for many reasons that could be easily avoided, it will not be the definitive book about Stalingrad. As authors stated in their book, the Romanians and other allies could perform much better if provided with new equipment from Germany. After failing repeatedly to find and exploit the weaknesses in Axis defenses, Stalin and the Stavka High Command finally seized their chance in mid-November of 1942 by launching a bold and devastating counteroffensive, Operation Uranus. Operational art requires maintaining the objective, no matter how other opportunities tempt, or how necessary confronting other risks seems. These two volumes are a must-have for anyone interested in the Eastern Front or Soviet Military History. But this book analyses that part in great detail, focusing on 19th-30th November period.

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Endgame at Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy, Volume 3 : Colonel David M. Glantz : 9780700619542

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The answers Glantz provides, embedded in a fully-realized account of the endgame at Stalingrad, make this book the last word on one of history's epic clashes. Their trilogy, backed by meticulous scholarship and refreshingly fair minded, significantly alters long-accepted views of several important aspects of the campaign. Once Operation Uranus begins, the format of each chapter is the same. The Red Army's counteroffensive, Operation Uranus, is well underway, having largely destroyed the bulk of two Romanian armies and encircled the German Sixth and half of the German Fourth Panzer Army. After failing repeatedly to find and exploit the weaknesses in Axis defenses, Stalin and the Stavka High Command finally seized their chance in mid-November of 1942 by launching a bold and devastating counteroffensive, Operation Uranus. The supposedly weak Romanian forces gave actually a far stiffer fight than originally assumed by the Soviet planners. Despite the huge scale of the fighting and the interest to reveal the truth, much of its history remains hidden see forgotten battles and imperfectly understood.

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Endgame at Stalingrad : Book One: November 1942 the Stalingrad Trilogy, Volume 3

endgame at stalingrad book one november 1942 the stalingrad trilogy volume 3

After failing repeatedly to find and exploit the weaknesses in Axis defenses, Stalin and the Stavka High Command finally seized their chance in mid-November of 1942 by launching a bold and devastating counteroffensive, Operation Uranus. Their trilogy, backed by meticulous scholarship and refreshingly fair minded, significantly alters long-accepted views of several important aspects of the campaign. Like its predecessor volumes, this one makes extensive use of sources previously out of reach or presumed lost, such as reports from the Sixth Army's combat journal and newly released Soviet and Russian records. The authors substantially demonstrated that the vast majority of the Romanian forces held their ground and defended the best they could do, fought against overwhelming odds, had not broken en masse or fled as many authors suggest in some books. The next preparatory chapter covers the composition, battle readiness of the troops that would take part in the upcoming battle.

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