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THE CRUSHING OF ARMY GROUP NORTH 1944-45 ON THE EASTERN FRONT - IMAGES OF WAR

Rare photographs from wartime archives

Autore: Ian Baxter

Codice: 220669

€ 19,50

Gli ultimi mesi di duri combattimenti su suolo Russo nel 1944-45 illustrati attraverso 300 foto in bianco e nero. 

 

The Crushing of Army Group North 1944-45 on the Eastern Front tells the story in words and images of the last bitter months fought on Russian soil and the battle of the Baltic States that ensued. Drawing on rare and unpublished photos it reveals in detail how remnants of Army Group North were driven back to the borders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In the battles that followed, the retreating German Panzer and infantry divisions were encircled and annihilated. With the remnants were pushed back into East Prussia, and then fought to the death in the last few small pockets of land surrounding three ports of Libau in Kurland, Pillau in East Prussia and Danzig at the mouth of the River Vistula. It was here that the final battle of Army Group North would take place after Hitler ordered his troops to `stand and fight` and wage an unprecedented battle of attrition.

Lingua

INGLESE

Illustrazioni

300 foto in bianco e nero

Pagine

176

Misure

19 x 25

ISBN
9781473862555


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