By Antony Beevor
Prosecuzione ideale di Stalingrado, quest'opera racconta un altro assedio: l. a. battaglia casa in line with casa con l. a. quale l'Armata Rossa conquistò Berlino nel maggio del 1945, ponendo high quality alla guerra in Europa. Il racconto, corredato da un ricco apparato illustrativo e cartografico, non si limita all'epilogo, ma abbraccia in keeping with intero gli ultimi mesi del conflitto, decisivi e atroci: l'avanzata sovietica e l. a. resistenza accanita delle forze tedesche; l. a. tragedia dei profughi della Prussia orientale; los angeles vendetta dei sovietici in risposta alle atrocità commesse dai nazisti quando occupavano buona parte della Russia; il delirio di Hitler nel bunker in attesa di un miracolo che rovesciasse all'improvviso le sorti della guerra; l. a. rivalità fra gli Alleati; i suicidi e le fughe misteriose dei gerarchi nazisti. Questa tragica vicenda viene rivista alla luce dei nuovi documenti emersi dagli archivi (soprattutto russi, ma anche tedeschi, americani, inglesi francesi e svedesi) e delle molte interviste con i soldati e i civili di entrambi i fronti. Grazie alle sue straordinarie doti di narratore, Antony Beevor riesce a ricostruire gli atti, i pensieri, le scelte dei capi politici e militari e l. a. vita quotidiana, l'odio e il terrore, gli stupri, los angeles violenza disumana e los angeles follia della guerra.
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During the last 20 years, Antony Beevor has confirmed himself as one of many world's leading historians of WWII. His multi-award successful books have incorporated Stalingrad and the autumn of Berlin 1945. Now, in his most up-to-date and such a lot formidable e-book, he turns his concentration to 1 of the bloodiest and so much tragic occasions of the 20 th century, the second one global struggle.
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