The Battle of Stalingrad
October 27, 2010 8:25 PM Subscribe
In the scale of its intensity, its destructiveness and its horror, Stalingrad has no parallel. It engaged the full strength of the two biggest armies in Europe and could fit into no lesser framework than that of a life-and-death conflict which encompasses the earth.
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- The New York Times, February 4, 1943Anthony Beevor
's is considered the definitive history. The battle is the backdrop of Vasily Grossman
's major novel Life and Fate