Enemy At The Gates: The Battle For Stalingrad by William CraigEnemy At The Gates: The Battle For Stalingrad by William Craig

Enemy At The Gates: The Battle For Stalingrad

byWilliam Craig

Paperback | February 1, 2001

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The bloodiest battle in the history of warfare, Stalingrad was perhaps the single most important engagement of World War II. A major loss for the Axis powers, the battle for Stalingrad signaled the beginning of the end for the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler.

During the five years William Craig spent researching the battle for Stalingrad, he traveled extensively on three continents, studying documents and interviewing hundreds of survivors, both military and civilian. This unique account is their story, and the stories of the nearly two million men and women who lost their lives.

William Craig (1929-1997), a native of Concord, Massachusetts, was educated at Columbia University. His first book, The Fall of Japan, was a documentary account of the last weeks of the Second World War in the Pacific. His first novel, The Tashkent Crisis, a thriller about espionage and international politics, was published in 1971. Hi...
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Title:Enemy At The Gates: The Battle For StalingradFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 1.2 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142000000

ISBN - 13:9780142000007

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't watch the movie... read the book! William Craig has written a book which brings the battle for Stalingrad to life. He puts a very human face on one of the bloodiest battles in the history of mankind. The triumphs and errors of both sides are analysed and well-explained. The military jargon gets a little confusing at times, but don't let this deter you picking this book up.
Date published: 2001-06-08