3 edition of Stalin"s generals found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Harold Shukman.|
|LC Classifications||DK266.3 .S68 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 394 p. :|
|Number of Pages||394|
|LC Control Number||93011690|
Purges and praises Political purges. In , Kirov, the leader of the Leningrad Communist Party, was murdered, probably on Stalin's used this episode to order massive purges by. In the second half of the twentieth century, Americans were taught to see both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union as the greatest of evils. Hitler was worse, because his regime propagated the unprecedented horror of the Holocaust, the attempt to eradicate an entire people on racial grounds. Yet Stalin was also worse, because his regime killed far, far more people—tens of millions, it was.
Stalin's Generals is a collection of short essays done on various Soviet generals who became famous or infamous during the Second World War. Most of the information given in this book proves to be rather interesting Stalins generals book most of us know little or nothing about these Soviet generals outside of their names.4/5(4).
Advance praise for Stalin’s General “At long last we have a full biography of Marshal Zhukov. Geoffrey Roberts has written a well-informed, judiciously balanced, and lively account, covering not only Zhukov’s role in – as a frontline commander Stalins generals book Stalin’s closest military advisor but also his formative experiences in the prewar Red Army, his complex family relationships, his Cited by: 3.
Stalin's Generals is exactly that, a collection of biographical essays, by varied authors, of the major Soviet generals during WWII (as well as Tukachevsky, who was liquidated in ).
The usual suspects are there, such as Zhukov, Rokossovsky and Koniev. To me, the two most enlightening biographies were Shaposhnikov and Novikov/5.
"Stalin's Generals", edited by Harold Shukman, is a wonderful collection of essays on the Red Army generals of World War II. Each author brings a real depth of understanding to not only the men, but also the military and political institutions of the Soviet Union of the time/5(5).
As an amateur student of military affairs, I have my own informal list of the "best" generals in World War II. The familiar names rattle out easily: Eisenhower, Bradley, Montgomery, Marshall and.
Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov, by Geoffrey Roberts, Random House, New York, $ Soviet Russia’s greatest general rose from poverty to triumph in World War II, surviving dismissal by both Joseph Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev to live on as a national hero.
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Marshal Georgy Zhukov is one of military historys legendary names. He played a decisive role in the battles of Moscow, Stalingrad and Kursk that brought down the Nazi regime. He was the first of the Allied generals to enter Berlin and it was he /5(4). Unlike most military history, which usually deals with large-scale army movements and campaign strategy, this looks at the training, experience, and personalities of the generals themselves.
The result is illuminating, revealing how 25 men succeeded in taking Stalin from the Volga to : Harold Shukman. Get this from a library. Stalin's generals. [Harold Shukman;] -- Most military history deals with the movements of armies and the strategy of campaigns. But, as Shukman reveals, the training, experience and personalities of the generals themselves can be.
A star cast of distinguished contributors--including Dmitri Volkogonov, John Erickson, Catherine Andreyev, David Glantz, and Oleg Rzheshevsky--paint a crucial portrait of a defining period in world history. Unlike most military history, which usually deals with large-scale army movements and campaign strategy, this looks at the training, experience, and personalities of the generals themselves.
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Beria's proposal of Januto execute 46 generals. Stalin's resolution: "Shoot all named in the list. Between October and Februaryin spite of the ongoing German attack on the Soviet Union in Junethe Red Army, in particular the Soviet Air Force, as well as Soviet military-related industries were subjected to purges.
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$ Shipping: + $ Shipping. Rowling HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE 1st Edition 1st Seller Rating: % positive. In the galaxy of talented Soviet generals who fought and won the Great Patriotic War of no one’s light continues to shine brighter than Zhukov’s. Only Zhukov was.
S talin's deputy supreme commander Georgy Zhukov may have been the greatest general of the second world war. He was key to the defences of Author: Ian Pindar.
The purge of the Red Army and Military Maritime Fleet removed three of five marshals (then equivalent to four-star generals), 13 of 15 army commanders (then equivalent to three-star generals), eight of nine admirals (the purge fell heavily on the Navy, who were suspected of exploiting their opportunities for foreign contacts), 50 of 57 army Deaths: ,–1, (higher estimates.
Buy Stalin's Generals 2nd Revised edition by Shukman, Harold (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). MARTINA CARR: Stalin is often criticized for not listening to his Generals at the beginning of the war, and making a lot of military decisions by r, as the year progresses we can see a change in Stalin’s attitude towards his military leaders, especially during the preparation of Operation Uranus – one of the biggest operations of the war on the Eastern Front.
David Murphy’s book is the latest in the growing corpus of literature surrounding this debate. Murphy’s contribution is virtually unique, however. Whereas other historians have looked at Stalin’s actions and sought the reasoning behind them, Murphy examines the intelligence received by Stalin—in other words, as the title of the book.
A superbly researched book details the incompetents and priapic murderers whom Stalin selected to carry out his atrocities Donald Rayfield Wed 27. This is a fine book, extremely wellwritten, and one that succeeds in satisfying the scholar while also reaching the general reader. Pleshakov is a first-class writer, a novelist and journalist as well as a historian, equally adept at pithy character sketches of the main actors and homey details of life in the Soviet Union.
This book includes helpful summary backgrounds for 26 Soviet generals. The summaries range from pages, with most of them in the page range.
Generally, the summaries are rather dry "just-the-facts" descriptions of their careers, with little anecdotal material to liven things up, although there are some good anecdotal nuggets scattered 4/5(1). Stalin’s Gift. Editor’s Choice: what to read this month relied on German records and the self-serving memories of German generals.
(The United States, in a Cold War effort to glean insight Author: Benjamin Schwarz. WWII and other Book Reviews Friday, February 2, Stalin's Generals by Harold Shukman I picked this book up when I was in England years ago and to this day it remains one of the best compilations on the Generals and Marshals of the Red Army during WWII.
Many interesting facts I never knew are dispersed with general accounts and histories of. Title: Stalin's Generals Author Name: Shukman, Harold (editor) Categories: Military Biography, Edition: First Edition Publisher: Grove Press: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good+ in.
"Stalin's last tragic acts in his purging of the military were the accusations of betrayal and treachery he advanced in the summer of against the Western Front commanders, Pavlov and Klimovskikh, and several other generals among whom, as it became clear later, there were also people who behaved in an uncompromising way to the end when in.
InStalin was He suffered either a heart attack or a series of strokes inand his health hadn't been the same since. His paranoia, too, was at an all-time high. When he had gone in Author: Jackie Mansky.
The audience exploded into applause. Every person in the room jumped up and began to wildly clap, as if racing each other to see who could get to their feet the fastest. The applause was all to honor the dictator Joseph Stalin at a conference of.
Stalin's Generals: Harold Shukman: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals 4/5(1). Joseph Stalin's book recommendations.
photo: Wikimedia. As historians say Stalin was an avid reader: in average he read about pages a day. The leader of the communist Soviet Union on books that changed him “The Ladies' Paradise” by Émile Zola.
Émile. This breakthrough book provides a detailed reconstruction of Stalin’s leadership from the outbreak of the Second World War in to his death in Making use of a wealth of new material from Russian archives, Geoffrey Roberts challenges a long list of standard perceptions of Stalin: his qualities as a leader; his relationships with his own generals and with other great world leaders 5/5(1).
A new book by Anne Applebaum, ‘Red Famine: Stalin’s War on the Ukraine’, leaves no doubt about Stalin’s responsibility.” — Daily Mail lead-in. — Daily Mail lead-in. An article published yesterday in the Occidental Observer will help to reinforce the facts presented in the article below.
Joseph Stalin redefined the 20th century. His regime killed millions of Soviet citizens and his actions costed so much in the moment of crisis.
So what if St. From "Monster: A Portrait of Stalin in Blood" (5 part mini-series) Executive producer: Alexander Ivankin International producer: Maya Toidze.
Visit for more history book reviews. This is an audio summary of Stalin's General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov by Geoffrey Roberts. Stalin had nearly a million of his own citizens executed, beginning in the s.
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The Chief Culprit: Stalin’s Grand Design to Start World War II, by Viktor Suvorov An offensive, not a defensive, war. But I am getting ahead of myself. I have previously offered a summary of Suvorov’s book, and have since updated my “Timeline to War” to reflect information found therein.
With this post, I begin my review of the details in the book. Book review: Stalin's Ghost. By Janet As the son of one of Stalin's favorite and most ruthless generals, Renko has especially good reason to resent being stuck with this case.