Kiev 1941 : Hitler's Battle for Supremacy in the East
By: Stahel, David.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (486 p.).ISBN: 9781139159654.Subject(s): Germany. Heer -- Armored troops -- History -- 20th century | Germany. Heer -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 | Kiev (Ukraine) -- History -- Siege, 1941 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Ukraine -- Kiev | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- UkraineGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Kiev 1941 : Hitler's Battle for Supremacy in the EastDDC classification: 940.54/21777 | 940.5421777 LOC classification: D764.3 .K5 S73 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Kiev 1941; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; MAPS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; GLOSSARY OF TERMS; TABLES OF MILITARY RANKS AND ARMY STRUCTURES; INTRODUCTION; 1 THE BULLDOG, THE EAGLE AND THE BEAR; Working for the Soviet theatre - Britain and America's supporting roles; Shouldering the load - the Soviet war effort in 1941; 2 GERMANY'S DEFEAT IN THE EAST; Going into the red - the failed economics of Operation Barbarossa; Iron crosses and wooden crosses - Operation Barbarossa in Army Group South; 3 THE ROAD TO KIEV; Subordinating the generals - the dictators dictate
Attack and parry - Bock's late August dilemma4 WAR IN THE UKRAINE; The absent southern offensive - Rundstedt's intractable overextension; Guderian and Eremenko - the linchpins to success; 5 OMINOUS HORIZONS; September strategic dilemmas - Hitler and Stalin invite disaster; Holding together the house of cards - the home front and the eastern front; 6 THE BATTLE OF KIEV; 'The biggest battle in the history of the world' (Adolf Hitler); Running rings around the Red Army - Guderian and Kleist join hands; 7 SLAUGHTER IN THE UKRAINE
'We will break them soon, it is only a question of time' (Adolf Hitler)Biting the bullet - the Soviet South-Western Front's destruction; 8 VISIONS OF VICTORY; Circling the wagons - the siege of Leningrad begins; Triumph in the Ukraine - Hitler's pyrrhic victory; 9 THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM; The final roll of the dice - 'The spell is broken' (Joseph Goebbels); Barbarossa reforged - Hitler's Russian roulette; 10 MOSCOW IN THE CROSSHAIRS; Throwing caution to the wind - the Typhoon swells; CONCLUSION; NOTES; Introduction; 1 The bulldog, the eagle and the bear; 2 Germany's defeat in the east
3 The road to Kiev4 War in the Ukraine; 5 Ominous horizons; 6 The battle of Kiev; 7 Slaughter in the Ukraine; 8 Visions of victory; 9 The calm before the storm; 10 Moscow in the crosshairs; Conclusion; BIBLIOGRAPHY; Archives; Bundesarchiv-Militärarchiv, Freiburg im Breisgau (BA-MA); Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives (LH); Primary and Secondary Sources; INDEX
First account of one of the largest battles of World War II and its place in Germany's Eastern campaign.
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