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Barbarossa - How Hitler Lost the War

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A SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERbr>br>''The best single-volume account of the Barbarossa campaign to date'' Andrew Roberts, author of Churchill: Walking with Destinybr>br>''A page-turning descent into Hell and back . . . this fresh and compelling account of Hitler''s failed invasion of the Soviet Union should be on everyone''s reading list for 2021'' Dr Amanda Foreman, author of A World on Firebr>_______________________________br>br>The largest military operation in history. The turning point of the Second World War. The most important year of the twentieth>br>Operation Barbarossa, Hitler''s invasion of Russia in June 1941, aimed at nothing less than a war of extermination to annihilate Soviet communism, liquidate the Jews and create Lebensraum for the German master race. But it led to the destruction of the Third Reich, and was cataclysmic for Germany with millions of men killed, wounded or registered as missing in action. It was this colossal mistake -- rather than any action in Western Europe -- that lost Hitler the Second World>br>Drawing on hitherto unseen archival material, including previously untranslated Russian sources, Jonathan Dimbleby puts Barbarossa in its proper place in history for the first time. From its origins in the ashes of the First World War to its impact on post-war Europe, and covering the military, political and diplomatic story from all sides, he paints a full and vivid picture of this monumental campaign whose full nature and impact has remained>br>Written with authority and humanity, Barbarossa is a masterwork that transforms our understanding of the Second World War and of the twentieth>_______________________________br>br>''Superb. . . stays with you long after you have finished'' Henry Hemming, bestselling author of Our Man in New Yorkbr>br>''A chilling account of war at its worst'' Bear Grylls>

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Authors Jonathan Dimbleby
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 12.05.2022
EAN 9780241979198
ISBN 978-0-241-97919-8
No. of pages 656
Dimensions 130 mm x 200 mm x 40 mm
Subjects Non-fiction book

History, Eastern Europe, Russia, European History, HISTORY / Military / World War II, HISTORY / Military / General, military history, HISTORY / Europe / Eastern, HISTORY / Europe / Western, Warfare & defence, Moscow, c 1940 to c 1949, c 1939 to c 1945 (including WW2), Specific wars and campaigns

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