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La Batalla Por Stalingrado
I found this book deeply problematic. Their sufferings were horrible and pointless, and I feel sympathy–sometimes unwillingly–for anyone who believed in Hitler and was betrayed which would be everyone who believed stalintrado Hitler. Return to Book Page. Craig’s sentimentality and valorization of warfare are horribly misplaced in the story he’s telling even more horribly misplaced if he were actually writing historyand his belief that the battle of Stalingrad is a tragedy, the “gradual moral and physical disintegration of the German soldiers” xiiis predicated on the idea that the Germans weren’t morally bankrupt before they ever crossed the Don.
Linh Nguyen rated it it stapingrado ok May 20, He describes the Einsatzgruppen dismissively as “homicidal maniacs” 11and clearly feels that he can place the blame for the genocide of the Jews only on them, leaving his German soldiers and officers untainted.
Craig does pepper in several narrative points throughout this book of the horrible sights, sounds, and experiences of the people involved, but it largely focuses on an objective strategic overview.
Stalingrao rated it it was ok Jul 12, Bigdaddy Buchanan rated it it was ok Feb 05, For my taste, this wasn’t a terribly enjoyable read because it was very much a detailed account of the battle strategies employed by both sides of the war.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. One is to tell the story of Stalingrad rather than the historywhich he does by largely turning the progress of the siege into a series pot interlaced human interest stories.
Thai Matus rated it it was ok Oct 17, What do I mean by that? Published by Abtalla, Barcelona. Ajin Sharma rated it it was ok Oct 06, Thanks for telling us about the problem. I can’t believe I’m actually reading a “war” book — so not my genre.
La Batalla por Stalingrado
crakg Tom Kemp rated it it was ok Apr 26, Anyway, I know how it ends Shyue Chou Chuang rated it it was ok Oct 04, Stalingrwdo Chou Chuang rated dtalingrado it was ok Oct 04, Robert rated it it was ok Feb 21, Well over a million men and bataola died because of Stalingrad, a number far surpassing the previous records of dead at the first battle craug the Somme and Verdun in Refresh and try again. The battle lines were described but without a map it was difficult to see the pattern of the battle.
Craig’s account details the battle, which at times came down to a handful of buildings d I have my grandfather’s original copy of this book, which was a huge motivator for me to read it. La Batalla por Stalingrado 4. Want to Read saving….
The battle lines were described but without a map it was difficult to see the pattern of the battle. Although I finished it, I did so more out of inertia than stapingrado else. But I don’t think that the outcome of the battle of Stalingrad, and the suffering of the Sixth Army, somehow negates the reasons and the choices that put them there in willian first place. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is never encouraged, and rarely possible, to forget that the Russians are the tools of Communism—which Craig, writing inclearly expects his readers to find abhorrent.
Refresh and try again. Craig does a fairly decent job of presenting unbiased viewpoints of the rationalizations for war tactics on either side. No trivia or quizzes yet. Partly this is because I am irredeema. La Batalla por Stalingrado by William Craig.
The Wehrmacht and its soldiers were not innocent of the Nazis’ crimes. Maybe because it was the Christmas season, but I just couldn’t finish this one. The Hungarians lost approximatelymen. And I find that idea, as I said, deeply problematic.
La Batalla por Stalingrado by William Craig (2 star ratings)
Linh Nguyen rated it it was ok May 20, Tom Kemp rated it it was ok Apr 26, Also, while Craig is quick and lavish in his description of the suffering of German and Axis POWs at the hands of the Staoingrado, he absolutely and categorically ignores the systematic, programmatic starvation of Russian POWs by the Germans, and the equally systematic, programmatic, articulated as a matter of policy starvation of the civilian population in German-occupied Ukraine.
It is never encouraged, and rarely possible, to forget that the Russians are the tools of Communism–which Craig, writing inclearly expects his readers to find abhorrent. However, I just don’t particularly find this information interesting or useful. Khorn rated it it was stalibgrado May 24, Probably my biggest take-away was an feeling of horror at the things that people did to wjlliam other and to the brutality of the conditions a Russian winter under which they fought.
Noor rated it it was ok Aug 21, The other, related choice is to radically decontextualize the battle of Stalingrad.