June 1st, 2010

Stalingrad (1999)

Anthony Beevor vividly describes the harsh realities and brutalities of war in the Eastern Front of WWII.

by Anthony Beevor
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  • Anthony Beevor is a talented writer, the book is easy to read yet dense and very informative (in a good way).

  • Each page is dripping with information describing the battlefields from a lone soldier's point of view and from the point of view of a commander

  • The book gives you are real sense of the brutality of war, especially from the Russians

  • You don't need to be a historian to understand what is going on, Beevor explains the situations and circumstances very well

  • Never knew Stalin and Hitler were paranoid to the extent described in the book, especially Hitler

  • This book should be used in schools to highlight the desperation and reality of war. It should be mandatory reading in WWII history.

in a nutshell

Want to see how the eastern front during WWII was? Read the damn book. It staggering.

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