Автор: Ian Baxter Название: Images of War - German Army on the Eastern Front - The Retreat 1943 - 1945 Издательство: Pen and Sword ISBN: 147382267X Год: 2016 Формат: PDF (conv) Размер: 40,2 МБ Язык: Английский Количество страниц: 144
After the defeat at Stalingrad in January 1943, the German Army’s front lines were slowly smashed to pieces by the growing might of the Soviet Army. Yet these soldiers continued to fight gallantly. Even after the failed battle of the Kursk in the summer of 1943, and then a year later when the Russians launched their mighty summer offensive, code names Operation BAGRATION, the German Army continued to fight on, withdrawing under constant enemy ground and air bombardments. As the final months of retreat were played out on the Eastern Front in early 1945, it depicts how the once vaunted German Army, with diminishing resources, withdrew back across the Polish/German frontier to Berlin itself.