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Moscow 1941 A City and Its People at War

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ISBN-10: 1400044308

ISBN-13: 9781400044306

Edition: 2006

Authors: Rodric Braithwaite

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A brilliantly researched and realized history, an essential addition to the literature of World War II. The 1941 Battle of Moscow-- unquestionably one of the most decisive battles of the Second World War-- marked the first strategic defeat of the German armed forces in their seemingly unstoppable march across Europe. The Soviets lost many more people in that one battle than the British and Americans lost in the whole of the war. Now, with authority and narrative power, Rodric Braithwaite tells the story in large part through the individual experiences of ordinary Russian men and women. Setting his narrative firmly against the background of Moscow and its people, Braithwaite begins in…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/26/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.75" wide x 6.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Rodric Braithwaite was based in Moscow from September 1988 to May 1992. He retains business and educational interests in Russia.

Mapsp. ix
Note on Transliterationp. xiii
New Year, 1941p. 3
The Slow Approach of Thunder
The Shaping of the Cityp. 9
Forging Utopiap. 20
Wars and Rumours of Warsp. 38
The Storm Breaks
22 June 1941p. 61
The Russians Fight Backp. 81
The Volunteersp. 95
Mobilising the Massesp. 115
Stalin Takes a Gripp. 132
The Eye of the Stormp. 152
Fire over Moscowp. 167
The Germans Break Throughp. 191
Panicp. 212
Evacuationp. 235
Compressing the Springp. 251
The Spring Uncoilsp. 270
Defeat into Victoryp. 290
Aftermathp. 311
Acknowledgementsp. 325
Notesp. 327
Sourcesp. 363
Indexp. 375
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