Moscow 1941: A City & Its People at War: A City and Its People at War
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VG- 2nd impression 2007 Profile PB, great photo sections. Light central spine creases only, else VG. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH First softcover edition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military & Warfare; ISBN/EAN: 9781861977748. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 032587. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 032587
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Braithwaite...has written the best history book of the year so far. ( Sunday Herald)
With great skill, he maintains tension throughout this sinewy, moving and consummately crafted history of the soviet union's darkest hours...it is the stuff of epics. ( Glasgow Herald)
A vivid picture of the stark and bloody struggle for national survival with which Russia's war began. ( Economist)
Braithwaite...retells the story with verve and compassion. ( The Guardian)
an impressive account ( Financial Times)
It is remarkable to find new material, new insights and even fresh revealing reflections on Stalin ( The Tribune)
dramatic and frightening reading ( Daily Express)
a masterful account ( Times)
an outstanding book...these accounts provide a fascinating insight not only into the war but also into Soviet society. ( THES)
a splendid read, full of interesting material, and essential for anyone trying to understand the Russians...and the war they fought and won at such a great cost ( BBC History Magazine)
one of the most overlooked moments in history...the strength of Moscow 1941 lies in its eye for detail, the snapshots of everyday life that set the scene ( Observer)
Together with his remarkably clear, concise style...and his empathy with the people, he achieves a graphic vividness which puts this book on a level with Beevor's ( Mail on Sunday (5 stars))
a remarkable epic, vividly portrayed ( Sunday Telegraph)
vibrant and humane portrait of a remarkable city in the face of a terrible enemy. He has succeeded triumphantly in restoring the Battle for Moscow to its proper place in history ( Daily Telegraph)
a real taste of people's history...he allows them to tell their stories of comradeship, inventiveness, hunger and horror ( New Statesman)
A heartbreaking and thrilling story of peerless heroism and misery on a barely imaginable scale...the reader staggers from laughter to tears, while never forgetting that blood is flowing. (Simon Sebag Montefiore Daily Mail)
a wide-ranging and excellent account...Braithwaite never shirks the terrible truths (Antony Beevor Sunday Times)
engrossing and masterly account...this is a significant contribution to our understanding of the Great Patriotic War ( The Independent)
In the grim roster of battles, Moscow has always been overshadowed by Stalingrad....Rodric Braithwaite's epic history, skilfully drawing on the experiences of ordinary Russians, goes a long way to setting the record straight. ( Sunday Telegraph)
Extraordinary story. (Simon Mayo Radio Five)
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