Marshal Zhukov's Greatest Battles

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Considered by some to be the greatest general of World War II, General Georgi Zhukov served as the Chief of Staff of the Soviet High Command, leading Soviet troops against Germans in key battles of the war. In his account of four major campaigns in the war—the defense of Moscow, Stalingrad, and Kursk, and the advance on Berlin—Zhukov describes his experiences preparing for German attacks, organizing counter-strikes, assessing the enemy, and issuing the orders that pushed the front west, towards Germany's capital....

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Overview

Considered by some to be the greatest general of World War II, General Georgi Zhukov served as the Chief of Staff of the Soviet High Command, leading Soviet troops against Germans in key battles of the war. In his account of four major campaigns in the war—the defense of Moscow, Stalingrad, and Kursk, and the advance on Berlin—Zhukov describes his experiences preparing for German attacks, organizing counter-strikes, assessing the enemy, and issuing the orders that pushed the front west, towards Germany's capital. Zhukov also tells of his extensive arguments with Stalin during the war, and the political alliances and rivalries among the U. S. S. R.'s generals throughout the conflict.

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Editorial Reviews

The Economist
For anyone seriously interested in the history of the second world war it is no exaggeration to say that this is one of the very few books… that are of crucial importance.
The New York Times
Probably the single most important memoir by a Russian military leader to reach the general public in the West.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815410980
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Edition description: 1ST COOPER
  • Pages: 344
  • Sales rank: 543,325
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Georgi K. Zhukov (1896-1974) was one of the most important Soviet military commanders of the twentieth century. Harrison E. Salisbury (1908-1993) was the author of Black Night, White Snow and The 900 Days. David M. Glantz, editor of The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, lives in Carlisle, PA, near Harrisburg.

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Biographical Record
Preface 1
The Battle of Moscow 21
1 The Eve of Battle 29
2 Zhukov Takes Command 46
3 The November Threat 63
4 Zhukov's Counteroffensive 79
The Battle of Stalingrad 105
5 The Dangerous Spring 113
6 The Stalingrad Crisis 125
7 The Battle Grows 134
8 The Balance Tips Toward Russia 145
9 Operation Uranus Takes Shape 158
10 Stalingrad Strikes Back 174
The Battle of Kursk 195
11 Spring, 1943 203
12 The Plans for Kursk 214
13 The Germans Attack 228
14 Zhukov Strikes 239
15 The Battle Assessed 251
The Battle of Berlin 259
Index 291
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