Winter Warfare on the Russian Front

Bob Carruthers

This fascinating collection of primary source accounts focuses on the combat actions of the Wehrmacht in the bitter cold of the Russian and Arctic winters. The material is drawn from a variety of wartime sources and encompasses fascinating writings concerning the tactical, operational and strategic aspects of winter warfare.
Date Published :
September 2013
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Eastern Front from Primary Sources
Illustration :
40 b/w images
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781781592335
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$14.95

Overview
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This fascinating collection of primary source accounts focuses on the combat actions of the Wehrmacht in the bitter cold of the Russian and Arctic winters. The material is drawn from a variety of wartime sources and encompasses fascinating writings concerning the tactical, operational and strategic aspects of winter warfare.

Compiled and edited by Emmy Award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers, this absorbing assembly of primary source intelligence reports encompasses rare material originally drawn from German original sources to provide the reader with a unique insight into surviving and fighting in the freezing conditions of winter.

Featured in the book are reports concerning little known and neglected tactical aspects of fighting a winter war, including weapons, logistical techniques and specialist equipment. This compelling compilation is essential for readers with an interest in discovering more about winter warfare from a range of unusual and diverse primary sources.

About The Author
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Bob Carruthers is an Emmy Award winning author and historian, who has written extensively on the Great War. A graduate of Edinburgh University, Bob is the author of a number of military history titles including the Amazon best seller The Wehrmacht in Russia.

REVIEWS
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Bone-chilling insights into the rigors of combat are revealed ... fascinating source material will deliver riveting reading to any military history enthusiast..."

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