25059 Wieder,Joachim & Graf von Einsiedel,Heinrich:
STALINGRAD. Memories and Reassessments.
Translated by Helmut Bolger.
Arms & Armour Press, London,1993.
8vo. pp.320 a few spots of pale browning to page edge else Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
For five and a half months in the middle of WWII the Eastern Front saw a foolhardy offensive become one of the most awesome battles and eventually most dreadful defeats of the century Against all advice of senior officers Hitler decreed that Stalingrad must be taken,that the Volga river must be denied to Russian shipping.He threw a quarter of a million men into a doomed campaign.This is the first English Edition of this classic work by a German soldier