Barbarossa Derailed has 73 ratings and 4 reviews. Luka said: This book covers 2 months of heavy fighting around (using term around loosely) Smolensk du. Description from the publisher: Smolensk: Barbarossa Derailed is the latest release in the Operational Combat Series (OCS), covering the campaign along the. Despite immense losses in men and materiel, these desperate Soviet actions derailed Operation Barbarossa. Smarting from countless wounds inflicted on his .
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Glantz is also known as an opponent of Viktor Suvorov’s thesis, which he endeavored to rebut with the book Stumbling Colossus. Gosselin rated it really liked it Apr 14, The maps, archival barbarosxa archival-based, detail every stage of the battle.
Glantz exploits a dedailed of Soviet and German archival materials to present a detailed mosaic and definitive account of what took place, why, and how during the prolonged and complex battles in the Smolensk region from 10 July through 10 September Quintin rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Despite destroying two of these armies and severely damaging two, quick victory eluded them. About Colonel Deraioed M. Battle for Smolensk could easily be described as battle of misinterpretations.
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Glantz argues that by the time Germans reached the This book covers 2 months of heavy fighting around using term “around” loosely Smolensk during summer of About the Author Colonel David M. Army in DecemberBabrarossa David M. Works can belong to more than one series. Refresh and try again.
John Vandike rated it liked it Sep 01, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What this book also shows is that Red army was slowly “getting it”. But if you are interested in this episode it’s unlikely you’ll find anything better.
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Neither German weapon could penetrate the thick frontal armor of the T medium tanks and KV-1 heavy tanks that were just coming off the assembly lines in Russia. The maps, archival and barbarlssa, detail every stage of the battle.
The ‘derailment” of the Wehrmacht at Smolensk ultimately became the crucial turning point in Operation Barbarossa.
While at the College, Col. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere “lists” of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Instead, Soviet forces encircled in Mogilev and Smolensk stubbornly refused to surrender, and while they fought on, during July, August, and into early September, first five and then a total of seven newly-mobilized Soviet armies struck back viciously at the advancing Germans, conducting multiple counterattacks and counterstrokes, capped by two major counteroffensives that sapped German strength and will.
Craig Farrar rated it liked it Jul 09, The “Common Knowledge” section now includes a “Series” field. Common Knowledge Series Barbarossa Derailed. This groundbreaking new study, now significantly expanded, exploits a wealth of Soviet and German archival materials, including the combat orders and operational of the German OKW, OKH, army groups, and armies and of the Soviet Stavka, the Red Army General Staff, the Barbatossa Main Direction Command, the Western, Central, Reserve, and Briansk Fronts, and their subordinate armies to present a detailed mosaic and definitive account of what took place, why, and how during the prolonged and complex battles in the Smolensk region from 10 July through 10 September Jan 17, Pierfrancesco Aiello rated it liked it Shelves: The Barbarrossa force that remained stubbornly refused to surrender, and while they fought on into September, seven newly-mobilised Soviet armies struck back viciously at the Germans, climaxing in two major counteroffensives that sapped German strength and will.
By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. Instead, Soviet forces encircled in Mogilev and Smolensk stubbornly refused to surrender, and while they fought on, during July, Deailed, and into early September, first five and then a total of seven newly-mobilized Soviet armies struck back viciously at the advancing Germans, conducting multiple counterattacks and counterstrokes, capped by two major counteroffensives that sapped German strength and will.
Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the “works” in question. Between 22 June and 10 July, the Wehrmacht advanced up to kilometers into Soviet territory, killed or captured up to one million Red Army soldiers, and reached the western banks of the Western Dedailed and Dnepr Rivers, by doing so satisfying the premier assumption of Plan Barbarossa that the Third Reich would emerge victorious if it could defeat and destroy the bulk of the Red Army before it withdrew to safely behind those two rivers.
If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. Review quote With Barbarossa Derailed, Glantz has provided the specialist on the Soviet-German War with an excellent study of this early conflict that served as an incubator for Soviet victory.
Trivia About Barbarossa Derail We’re featuring millions of their reader derailfd on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. IV tanks were more than a match for the older Soviet tanks, such as the T light, T-8 medium, and T heavy models, even they experienced difficulty destroying T and KV-1 and 2 tanks.
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