La Batalla por Stalingrado has ratings and reviews. Katherine said: I found this book deeply problematic. Partly this is because I am irredeema. La batalla por Stalingrado by William Craig at – ISBN – ISBN – Unknown – – Softcover. La Batalla Por Stalingrado by William Craig at – ISBN – ISBN – Noguer y Caralt Editores –
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I have my grandfather’s original copy of this book, baalla was a huge motivator for me to read it. Tom Kemp rated it it was ok Apr 26, John Warner rated it it was ok Jun 02, See all 3 questions about La Batalla por Stalingrado…. Noor rated it it was ok Aug 21, No trivia or quizzes yet.
I am more interested in the human factor of the war, not the stratagems. I had to keep stopping to figure out what was going on. Partly this is because I am irredeemably fussy and will nitpick anything to death, given half a chance.
It wasn’t always clear which side of the battle a specific soldier was on. Nurul Hudaa rated it it was ok Mar 19, Their sufferings were horrible and pointless, and I feel sympathy—sometimes unwillingly—for anyone who believed in Hitler and was betrayed which would be everyone who believed in Hitler. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Terry Dale rated it it was ok Jul 04, Partly this is because I am irredeemably fussy and will nitpick anything to death, given half a chance.
The Germans lost almostmen. La Batalla por Stalingrado has ratings and reviews. Staalingrado am more interested in the human factor of the war, not the stratagems. Anyway, I know how it ends Noran Miss Pumkin rated it it was ok Aug 12, The Germans lost almostmen.
LA BATALLA DE STALINGRADO WILLIAM CRAIG PDF
OK, I tried, I really did. Books by William Craig.
The Battle for Stalingrad is a non-fiction collection of interviews Craig conducted turned into a loose narrative outlining this critical battle. James Darby rated it it was ok Mar 17, Return to Book Page. Is it available e book? To ask other readers questions about La Batalla por Stalingradoplease sign up. The Wehrmacht and its soldiers were not innocent of the Nazis’ crimes. It is never encouraged, and rarely possible, to forget that the Russians are the tools of Communism—which Craig, writing inclearly expects his readers to find abhorrent.
The author filled the book with anecdotes about individual soldiers on both sides of the conflict, but he switched who he was talking about often and without preamble. Stephan Kapustka rated it it was ok Aug 29, Conversations with official Russian sources on a not-for-attribution basis and it must be remembered that the Russians have never officially admitted their losses in World War II put the loss of Red Army soldiers at Stalingrad atkilled, wounded, or missing in action.
But I think my fundamental concern is a valid and important one. Thus, it was not my cup of tea, but I could easily see how people interested in that sort of thing would love it. Elaine rated it it was ok Nov 13, More maps would have helped. Probably my biggest take-away was an feeling of stalingradp at the things that people did to each other and to the brutality of the conditions a Russian winter under which they fought. Bigdaddy Buchanan rated it it was ok Feb 05, Trivia Willaim Enemy at the Gate Craig does a fairly decent job of presenting unbiased viewpoints of the rationalizations for war tactics on either side.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For my taste, this wasn’t a terribly enjoyable read because it was very much a detailed account of the battle strategies employed by both sides of the war. William Craig — was an American author and historian.
La Batalla por Stalingrado
But I don’t think that the outcome of the battle of Stalingrad, and the suffering of the Sixth Army, somehow negates the reasons and the choices that put them there in the first place. Thanks for telling us batallla the problem.
Their sufferings were horrible and pointless, and I feel sympathy–sometimes unwillingly–for anyone who believed in Hitler and was betrayed which would be everyone who believed in Hitler. Lora Liao rated it it was ok Nov 22, Khorn rated it it was ok May 24, The ba It seemed to take me almost as long to read this book as it took to fight the actual battle.
Jacob Fox rated it it was ok Feb 21, The Hungarians lost approximatelymen. Do I think that the German soldiers and officers of the Sixth Army deserve sympathy? However, I just don’t particularly find this information interesting or useful. I found this book deeply problematic.
He uses the word “holocaust” more than once, without any seeming awareness that it has particular connotations in any discussion of German participation in World War II, and late in the book, he says, “Paulus stopped trying to convince his superiors that further resistance was mass murder” –without any recognition that “mass murder” was actually happening elsewhere in German-occupied Europe, in Auschwitz, Sobibor, and the other death camps.
He describes the Einsatzgruppen dismissively as “homicidal maniacs” 11and clearly feels that he can place the blame for the genocide of the Jews only on them, leaving his German soldiers and officers untainted.