Titolo: DEATH OF THE LEAPING HORSEMAN
Casa editrice: Stackpole
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
(Subject: World War II - Eastern Front) The untold story of 24 Panzer-Division’s savage battles on the outskirts of Stalingrad and in the devastated ruins of the city itself. This detailed, day-by-day account begins with the victorious advance in August 1942, and follows the Division into the city as it is slowly and inexorably sucked into the fiery crucible. Losses and casualties increased daily until finally, after three months of draining combat, the Division was reduced to a couple of panzers and a few hundred men. A true labour of love by the author, this astoundingly detailed account features many previously unseen photographs and numerous plans and maps. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: Stackpole) (ISBN: 9780811714044) (Pagination: 550pp, 210 photos, maps, plans, appendices, index) (Condition: New in d/w) UL-XXXXXX. Codice inventario libreria 31615-05
Riassunto: The gripping book about a panzer division and its battles in the shattered streets of Stalingrad. In Death of the Leaping Horseman, the untold story of 24. Panzer-Division's savage fighting on Stalingrad's outskirts and in the devastated ruins of the city itself is revealed in a detailed day-by-day account. Beginning in the heady days of the victorious march toward Stalingrad in August 1942, the book follows the division into Stalingrad's suburbs as it is slowly and inexorably sucked into the fiery crucible that was Stalingrad. Panzer losses and casualties increased daily until finally, after three months of draining combat, the division was reduced to a battle group consisting of a couple of panzers and a few hundred men.
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Libreria AbeBooks dal: 21 febbraio 2002
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