The Road To Stalingrad: Stalin's War With Germany, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Road To Stalingrad

Stalin's War With Germany, 1st Edition

By John Erickson


594 pages

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The Road to Stalingrad is designed to investigate the kind of war the Soviet Union waged, the nature of command decisions and the machinery of decision-making, the course of military operations, the emergence of Soviet 'war aims', and the Soviet style of war with Germany.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- On Preparedness: Military and Political Developments Spring 1941 -- The Soviet Military Establishment: Reforms and Repairs (1940-1) -- 'Don't Panic. The "Boss" Knows All About It' -- Halting the Blitzkrieg 22 June 1941–19 November 1942 -- The Sunday Blow: 22 June 1941 -- The Disaster on the Frontiers: June-July 1941 -- Towards the Edge of Destruction -- The Rear, the Deep Rear and Behind the German Lines -- The Moscow Counter-Stroke: November—December 1941 -- Stalin's First Strategic Offensive: January—March 1942 -- High Summer and the Road to Stalingrad -- Transformation at Stalingrad: Operation Uranus (October—November 1942)

About the Author

John Erickson

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General