Men of Barbarossa: Commanders of the German Invasion of Russia, 1941

Men of Barbarossa: Commanders of the German Invasion of Russia, 1941

by Samuel Mitcham


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935149156
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
Publication date: 11/27/2009
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Samuel Mitcham is an internationally recognized authority on the Second World War and the German Army in particular. He is the author of over twenty books. A former Army helicopter pilot and company commander, he is a graduate of the U.S. Army's Command and General Staff College.

Table of Contents


I. Setting the Stage
II. The Planners
III. The Deployment
IV. The Frontier Battles
V. Battles of Encirclement
VI. Stiffening Resistance
VII. The Battle of the Smolensk Pocket
VIII. The Drive on Leningrad
IX. The Battle in the Far North
X. The Battle of Kiev
XI. The Double Battle of Vyazma-Bryansk
XII. The Offensive on the Flanks
XIII. To the Gates of Moscow
XIV. What Happened to the Men of Barbarossa?

Appendix 1 Table of Comparative Ranks
Appendix 2 German Staff Positions
Appendix 3 German Units, Ranks, and Strengths
Appendix 4 Characteristics of Selected Tanks


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