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Red Storm on the Reich : The Soviet March on Germany 1945

By: Duffy, Christopher.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (416 p.).ISBN: 9781136360336.Subject(s): Soviet Union. Raboche-Krest'i?a?nskai?a? Krasnai?a? Armii?a? -- History | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- GermanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Red Storm on the Reich : The Soviet March on Germany 1945DDC classification: 940.54/21 | 940.5421 LOC classification: D764 .D797 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Maps; Introduction; Part I: Total War; 1. The Evolution of Total War; 2. The War Until 1945; 3. Instrument of Vengeance; 4. The Reich Before the Storm; Part II: From the Vistula to the Oder; 5. Breakthrough on the Vistula; 6. The First German Response; 7. Konev's Exploitation; 8. Zhukov's Exploitation; 9. Stay of Execution; Part III: The Southern Flank: Konev and the Continuing Contest for Silesia; 10. The Actions on the Oder; 11. Heinrici's Command and the Southern Highlands; Part IV: The Baltic Flank
12. The East Prussian Setting13. The 3rd Belorussian Front in Northern East Prussia; 14. The 2nd Belorussian Front in Southern East Prussia; 15. The Buildup of German Army Group Vistula; 16. The East Pomeranian Operation; Part V: The Siege of the Fortress Cities; 17. East Prussia; 18. Danzig and Gotenhafen; 19. Kolberg; 20. The Altdamm Bridgehead; 21. Küstrin; 22. Posen; 23. Breslau; Part VI: 1945 and Germanic Eastern Europe; 24. The Catastrophe; 25. The End of the War and Beyond; 26. Summary and Conclusions; Appendix: The Conduct of War: Soviet Science and German Art; The Soviet Style
The Evolution of Soviet Mechanised WarfareSoviet Organisation in 1945; Notes on Some Key Weapons; The Storm on the Reich; The German Style; The German Forces Under the Storm; Organisation and Weapons; Notes on Some Key Weapons; Command and Control; Mobile Warfare; Positional Warfare; Supporting Arms and Services; Bibliography; Index
Summary: The Eastern Front witnessed the critical battles between the German and Russian armies which won and lost the Second World War. In Red Storm on the Reich, Christopher Duffy uncovers a military campaign of unprecedented scale and ferocity during which thirty million lives were lost - a deadly harvest in which the slaughter and suffering of German civilians reached unfathomable dimensions.By quoting extensively from the memoirs of Soviet and German commanders and the diaries of infantrymen, Red Storm on the Reich brings to life not only the Russian military assault on the lands of Germany, but a
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Maps; Introduction; Part I: Total War; 1. The Evolution of Total War; 2. The War Until 1945; 3. Instrument of Vengeance; 4. The Reich Before the Storm; Part II: From the Vistula to the Oder; 5. Breakthrough on the Vistula; 6. The First German Response; 7. Konev's Exploitation; 8. Zhukov's Exploitation; 9. Stay of Execution; Part III: The Southern Flank: Konev and the Continuing Contest for Silesia; 10. The Actions on the Oder; 11. Heinrici's Command and the Southern Highlands; Part IV: The Baltic Flank

12. The East Prussian Setting13. The 3rd Belorussian Front in Northern East Prussia; 14. The 2nd Belorussian Front in Southern East Prussia; 15. The Buildup of German Army Group Vistula; 16. The East Pomeranian Operation; Part V: The Siege of the Fortress Cities; 17. East Prussia; 18. Danzig and Gotenhafen; 19. Kolberg; 20. The Altdamm Bridgehead; 21. Küstrin; 22. Posen; 23. Breslau; Part VI: 1945 and Germanic Eastern Europe; 24. The Catastrophe; 25. The End of the War and Beyond; 26. Summary and Conclusions; Appendix: The Conduct of War: Soviet Science and German Art; The Soviet Style

The Evolution of Soviet Mechanised WarfareSoviet Organisation in 1945; Notes on Some Key Weapons; The Storm on the Reich; The German Style; The German Forces Under the Storm; Organisation and Weapons; Notes on Some Key Weapons; Command and Control; Mobile Warfare; Positional Warfare; Supporting Arms and Services; Bibliography; Index

The Eastern Front witnessed the critical battles between the German and Russian armies which won and lost the Second World War. In Red Storm on the Reich, Christopher Duffy uncovers a military campaign of unprecedented scale and ferocity during which thirty million lives were lost - a deadly harvest in which the slaughter and suffering of German civilians reached unfathomable dimensions.By quoting extensively from the memoirs of Soviet and German commanders and the diaries of infantrymen, Red Storm on the Reich brings to life not only the Russian military assault on the lands of Germany, but a

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Christopher Duffy is Professor of Military History at De Montfort University and his many books include Frederick the Great (Routledge, 1989),Seige WArfare (Routledge, 1996) and Military experience in the Age of Reason (Routledge, 1987)

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