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IMAGES OF WAR: OPERATION BARBAROSSA Hitler’s Invasion of Russia

IMAGES OF WAR: OPERATION BARBAROSSA
Hitler’s Invasion of Russia 
Operation Barbarossa - Hitler's invasion of Soviet Russia - was the crucial turning point of the Second World War. The 300 photos in this illustrated history of the onslaught portray both the ferocity of the initial Axis invasion, and the stiffening resistance of the Russian defenders that would finally turn the tide of the war.
Hitler's decision to renege on his alliance with Stalin and invade Russia in June 1941 was to have the most far reaching consequences for the world. Indeed, if there was one critical turning point in the Second World War, it would have to be this. The latest book in the Images of War series uses over 300 rare contemporary photographs to capture the scale, intensity and brutality of the fighting that was unleashed on 22 June 1941. No less than 4.5 million men of the Axis Powers advanced on a 2,900 kilometer front. We see how the apparently unstoppable German led assaults crushed the Soviet resistance. But not for the first time Russian determination, aided by the terrible winter conditions and over extended lines of German communication, checked the Nazi onslaught. I

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Product Code: 24683
Author: Hans Seidler
ISBN: 9781848843295
Format: SB, 176 pp Published Price £14.99
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