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By David Stahel

In precisely 4 weeks in the summertime of 1941 the German Wehrmacht wrought unparalleled destruction on 4 Soviet armies, conquering valuable Ukraine and killing or taking pictures 3 quarters of 1000000 males. This was once the conflict of Kiev - one of many greatest and so much decisive battles of global warfare II and, for Hitler and Stalin, a conflict of the most important significance. For the 1st time, David Stahel charts the battle's dramatic direction and aftermath, uncovering the irreplaceable losses suffered by way of Germany's 'panzer teams' regardless of their battlefield earnings, and the results of those losses for the German struggle attempt. He illuminates the interior workings of the German military in addition to the stories of normal squaddies, exhibiting that with the Russian wintry weather looming and Soviet resistance nonetheless unbroken, victory got here at large expense and proven the turning element in Germany's battle within the East.

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