At Leningrad's Gates: The Combat Memoirs of a Soldier with Army Group North


A facinating look at combat on the Eastern Front through the eyes of a German soldier who fought with Army Group North.

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A facinating look at combat on the Eastern Front through the eyes of a German soldier who fought with Army Group North.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935149378
  • Publisher: Casemate Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/19/2010
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,364,408
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction ix

Prologue 1

1 A Village Upbringing 15

2 Under The Nazi Dictatorship 29

3 Prelude To War 39

4 Training For Combat 53

5 War in the West 67

6 Blitzkrieg into Russia 81

7 To The Gates of Leningrad 93

8 Winter at Uritsk 103

9 Counterattack at the Volkhov 121

10 The Demyansk Corridor 133

11 Holding The Line at Ladoga 143

12 Officer Candidate 153

13 Kriegschule 161

14 Return to The Front 169

15 Retreat into The Reich 183

16 Catastrophe 195

17 The Price of Defeat 205

18 Post-War Germany 217

19 A New Life Abroad 229

Epilogue 245

Acknowledgments 251

Appendices 253

Endnote 258

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