Prit Buttar



Prit Buttar studied medicine at Oxford and London before joining the British Army as a doctor. After leaving the army, he has worked as a GP, first near Bristol and now in Abingdon. He is extensively involved in medical politics, both at local and national level, and served on the GPs’ Committee of the British Medical Association. He appears from time to time on local and national TV and radio, speaking on a variety of medical issues. He contributes regularly to the medical press. He is an established expert on the Eastern Front in 20th century military history.

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Collision of Empires: The W...

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Between Giants: The Battle ...

3.80 avg rating — 245 ratings — published 2013 — 13 editions
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Battleground Prussia: The A...

3.82 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 2010
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Germany Ascendant: The East...

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Russia's Last Gasp: The Eas...

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The Splintered Empires: The...

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On a Knife's Edge: The Ukra...

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Retribution: The Soviet Rec...

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There Stood A Soldier: A No...

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Old Friends: A story of love

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“Accounts vary as to the number of victims, but about 70 murdered civilians were reported to have been found in Nemmersdorf. There were about 95 more dead in the village of Schulzenwalde, some 8km to the southeast. By the scale of German atrocities in the Soviet Union and elsewhere, this was a modest total, but the sight of German women crucified along the road into Nemmersdorf shocked Jaedtke’s battle-hardened men and the other groups that retook the village. Whatever”
Prit Buttar, Battleground Prussia: The Assault on Germany's Eastern Front 1944-45

“East Prussia had been a German region, in character at least, since the arrival of the Teutonic Knights in the area in 1226.”
Prit Buttar, Battleground Prussia: The Assault on Germany's Eastern Front 1944-45

“Petrovich Uborevich, another of those who”
Prit Buttar, On a Knife's Edge: The Ukraine, November 1942–March 1943

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