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Stalingrad: The Turning Point (Battle Book, #3)

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Stalingrad...Where Hitler threw in entire divisions in suicidal attacks, and the Russians annihilated them in the most vicious battles of the Second World War...When it was all over, the once proud German VI Army, 330,000 strong, had been entirely wiped out.

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Stalingrad: The Turning Point is part of Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, and is Book #3 i
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 1972 by Ballantine Books (first published January 1st 1968)
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Roy
May 01, 2015 Roy rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Part of the Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II.

Quick, factual read.
Jeff Dawson
Excellent work

Once again, Geoffrey Jukes delivers a very compelling tale revolving around one the greatest turning points of World War Two. With pictures and excellent analysis, readers are able to immerse themselves into the greatest conflict of ideologies the Twentieth Century ever witnessed. A great primer for readers who have never read about this battle.

Five stars
carl  theaker

Ballantine books was the main source for WW2 books in the 60 & 70s and
this was part of an innovative illustrated series, a godsend to history
fans. The intro is by Liddel Hart to show you they had credentials.


My edition is 1968, have to update GR later. 160pgs w/b&w photos
and ample text telling the story.



Jim Scott
Very difficult to read because the presentation of the text is downright awful. A more skeptical take on the fighting.
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