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Breakout from Stalingrad

Leo Kessler

Breakout from Stalingrad

by Leo Kessler

  • 130 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Severn House Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Second World War fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10592306M
    ISBN 100727848046
    ISBN 109780727848048
    OCLC/WorldCa34545653

      Stalingrad Part 2 of 3 Audiobook FULL by Atony Bevoor.   The author, Heinrich Gerlach, was a German soldier captured after the surrender of Stalingrad in February, He remained in Soviet captivity until During that time he gathered the stories of a number of fellow Stalingrad survivors including some of the most senior ranking : Chris Buckham.

    Stalingrad, November Lieutenant Breuer dreams of returning home for Christmas. But he and his fellow German soldiers will spend winter in a frozen hell - as snow, ice and relentless Soviet assaults reduce the once-mighty Sixth Army to a diseased and starving rabble. Breakout at Stalingrad is a stark and terrifying portrait of the horrors of war, and a profoundly humane depiction of. Breakout at Stalingrad (Book): Gerlach, Heinrich: "Captured by the Soviets after the Battle of Stalingrad in , Heinrich Gerlach wrote a novel based on his experiences. In , however, the KGB confiscated his page manuscript. Gerlach returned to Germany in , and, under hypnosis, recalled parts of his narrative. In , it was published under the title The Forsaken Army and.

      The remarkable thing about Breakout at Stalingrad is that the book reads very much like a modern novel, not a work of fiction written by Gerlach seventy years ago in the Russian POW camp he resided in after Stalingrad. There are themes that run through the book like a swirl of caramel in ice cream. One of which is the spirit of the great World.   'All this material is so deftly handled and well constructed that it is astonishing that Breakout at Stalingrad is Gerlach's first attempt at fiction' The Sunday Times. 'This excellent book will shine a light on the horrors of the Eastern Front for a new generation of English-speaking readers An absolute gem of a book' Soldier : Heinrich Gerlach.


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Its author fought at Stalingrad and was imprisoned by the Soviets/5(77). Heinrich Gerlach (Aug - Ma ) was a German soldier in the 14th Panzer Division during the Second World War, who later became a Latin and German semi-autobiographical novel, The Forsaken Army, was published in West Germany in It was rewritten with the help of hypnosis after the original manuscript was seized by the : AugKönigsberg, East Prussia.

Breakout at Stalingrad. Written by Heinrich Gerlach Review by Edward James. This is two books in one. The first pages is the book itself by Heinrich Gerlach, and the Appendix of pages, by Carsten Gansel, is the book about the book.

The story in the Appendix is as remarkable as the book : Heinrich Gerlach. • Stalingrad by Vasily Grossman, translated by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler, is published by Harvill Secker (£25). To order a copy go to or. Of all the debates about the Battle of Stalingrad, perhaps none causes more controversy than the question of whether or not the Sixth Army would have been able to break-out of the Soviet.

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The book itself has an extraordinary story behind it. Its author fought at Stalingrad and was imprisoned by the Soviets. Review: Breakout at Stalingrad by Heinrich Gerlach A German officer’s long-lost account has been rediscovered.

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An absolute gem of a book." —Soldier magazine "All this material is so deftly handled and well constructed that it is astonishing that Breakout at Stalingrad is Gerlach's first attempt at fiction." —Sunday Times "Anyone who wants an idea of what Stalingrad was really like should read this bookBrand: Head of Zeus.

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He had written the original manuscript while in Soviet captivity and it was confiscated. Operation Winter Storm (German: Unternehmen Wintergewitter), a German offensive in December during World War II, involved the German 4th Panzer Army failing to break the Soviet encirclement of the German 6th Army during the Battle of Stalingrad.

In late November the Red Army had completed Operation Uranus, encircling someAxis personnel in and around the city of on: Southwest of Stalingrad.

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He died in Author: Heinrich Gerlach.