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With Paulus at Stalingrad (ePub)

Military WWII > Battles & Campaigns > Russia & the Eastern Front WWII > Battles & Campaigns > Stalingrad

By Wilhelm Adam, Otto Rühle, Translated by Tony Le Tissier
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
File Size: 4.2 MB (.epub)
Pages: 286
Illustrations: 20 black and white
ISBN: 9781526723482
Published: 18th April 2017


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'Through his daily involvement with them, Wilhelm Adam is able to perfectly describe the characters involved, the tensions and despair amongst them and the pressure Paulus and his staff found themselves under as the Soviet pincers closed around the men of the abandoned 6th Army. The reader is presented with the hopeless situation faced by Paulus and his staff who, aware of the looming disaster from a very early stage are constantly denied the option of a withdrawal by Hitler and left to their catastrophic fate'. ...Grossdeutschland Aufklrungsgruppe

Colonel Wilhelm Adam, senior ADC to General Paulus, commander of the German 6th Army at Stalingrad, wrote a compelling and controversial memoir describing the German defeat, his time as a prisoner of war with Paulus, and his conversion to communism. Now, for the first time, his German text has been translated into English.

His account gives an intimate insight into events at the 6th Army headquarters during the advance to Stalingrad and the protracted and devastating battle for possession of the city. In vivid detail he recalls the sharp personality clashes among the senior commanders and their intense disputes about tactics and strategy, but he also records the ordeal of the German troops trapped in the encirclement and his own role in the fighting.

The extraordinary story he tells, fluently translated by Tony Le Tissier, offers a genuinely fresh perspective on the battle, and it reveals much about the prevailing attitudes and tense personal relationships of the commanders at Stalingrad and at Hitlers headquarters.

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WW2 Today

This is a fascinating book that draws the reader in to the unfolding catastrophe through the eyes of a well-placed witness. Here honour and duty are still important whilst their men are struggling with more pressing matters of survival. As a study of German commanders under extreme stress, this book is a useful addition to the English-language.

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For lovers of history who want an inside track and a German viewpoint on the battle, this is an ideal book that gives you a view often overlooked here in the West. Not only that we see their captivity, the turning on the German High Command and what happened after the war. This really is a fascinating account from someone who was there that scholars and the general reader will refer to for many years.

This is a brilliant eyewitness account of one of the bloodiest, stupidest battles that the German’s undertook during the Second World War.

Paul Diggett
 Tony Le Tissier

About Tony Le Tissier

During many years working in several senior official positions in Berlin - including spells as provost marshal and British governor of Spandau prison - Tony Le Tissier has accumulated a vast knowledge of the campaign the led up to the fall of Berlin.

He has researched every aspect of the 1945 battle for the city in unprecedented detail and has published a series of outstanding books on the subject, inlcuding The Battle of Berlin 1945, Farewell to Spandau, Berlin Then and Now, Zhukov at the Oder, Slaughter at Halbe, The Third Reich Then and Now, With Our Backs to Berlin, Death Was Our Companion, Berlin Battlefield Guide: Third Reich and Cold War and The Siege of Küstrin 1945: Gateway to Berlin.

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