Russia"s war

blood upon the snow by Richard Overy

Publisher: TV Books, Publisher: Distributed by Penguin Putnam in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Russia
Published: Pages: 431 Downloads: 890
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  • Soviet Union.


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [392]-418) and index.

StatementRichard Overy.
LC ClassificationsD764 .O94 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination431 p. :
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL304763M
ISBN 101575000512
LC Control Number97213178

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An extraordinary book that analyzes and illuminates the Russian victory over Germany in World War II. Overy provides a compelling and often gut wrenching presentation, one that explains and corrects a host of myths that have often obscured the beliefs in both the West and Russia about The Great Patriotic by: Sep 01,  · In his book 'The World at War', which kind of softened me up for reading Overy, Mark Arnold-Forster suggests that if necessary Russia could have defeated Germany unaided, and that the Germans weren't defeated because of their own incompetence or the weather but that they met a militarily superior opponent/5(35).

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Mar 01,  · As far as this reviewer knows the series has not yet been transmitted on terrestrial television in the U.K. and is available only on video. There is no mention of the television series on the book's jacket.

The 'Russia's War' television documentary was a. General Information. History, Sociopolitical, War Documentary narrated by Nigel Hawthorne and published by Others in - English narration [] Cover[] InformationRussia's War: Blood Upon the Snow brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin.

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