Marshal of Victory, Vol. 2: The WWII Memoirs of General Georgy Zhukov, 1941-1945

Marshal of Victory, Vol. 2: The WWII Memoirs of General Georgy Zhukov, 1941-1945

by Georgy Zhukov, Geoffrey Roberts


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The second volume of Georgy Zhukov's memoirs begins with the desperate defense of Moscow in the late fall and winter of 1941 and continues through more than three years of war. • Covers Stalingrad, Leningrad, Kursk, the final offensive into Germany and Berlin, and more• Important insights into Stalin's decision-making, based on hundreds of personal meetings

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811715546
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 07/15/2015
Series: Stackpole Military History Series
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 586,078
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Georgy Zhukov was the leading Red Army commander of the Second World War. Geoffrey Roberts is the author of Stalin’s Wars: From World War to Cold War, 1939-1953 and the award-winning Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Chronology of the Life and Career of Georgy Zhukov vii

Introduction: The Memoirs of Georgy Zhukov Geoffrey Roberts x

1 The Battle of Moscow 7

2 The Ordeal Continues (1942) 68

3 Strategic Nazi Defeat at Stalingrad 109

4 The Crushing Defeat of the Nazi Troops in the Kursk Bulge 144

5 Fighting for the Ukraine 213

6 Liberation of Byelorussia and the Ukraine 264

7 From the Vistula to the Oder 301

8 The Berlin Operation 342

9 Unconditional Surrender of Nazi Germany 389

10 The Potsdam Conference: The Control Council for Governing Germany 429

Conclusion 474

Briefly about Stalin (with notes by Geoffrey Roberts) 482

After the Death of Stalin (with notes by Geoffrey Roberts) 492

Bibliography of English-Language Writings on Georgy Zhukov 519

Name Index 520

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