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The Russians and Berlin, 1945

by Erich Kuby

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Berlin, Battle of, Berlin, Germany, 1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated [from the German] by Arnold J. Pomerans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD757.9.B4 K813
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 372 p.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5655177M
    ISBN 100434398608
    LC Control Number68097669
    OCLC/WorldCa461017

      Berlin falls to the Soviets. While eight Soviet armies fought their way into Berlin, the British in north-west Germany, far from the centre of events, pushed on to Bremen. They occupied it on 27 April after a five-day battle. Montgomery, to Eisenhower’s frustration, crossed the lower Elbe in his usual methodical way to take Hamburg.   In what is sometimes described as the largest artillery bombardment in history, the Soviets opened the road to Berlin in at the Battle of Seelow Heights with a massive barrage that saw over 9, Soviet guns and rockets firing along a front approximately miles 's one artillery piece every 11 feet.

      In the Battle of Berlin alone more than a million German soldiers were killed or died later in captivity, plus at least , civilians. .   The city was bombed by the RAF Bomber Command between and , by the USAAF Eighth Air Force between and , and the French Armee de l’Air between and as part of the Allied campaign of strategic bombing of Germany. It was also attacked by aircraft of the Red Air Force, especially in as Soviet forces closed on the city.

    Berlin The Final Reckoning is a comprehensive history of the last battle of Nazi Germany, which would see the virtual destruction of a city, and the eventual suicide of Adolf Hitler. Berlin The Final Reckoning begins with a study of the background to the battle and a description of events on the Eastern and Western Fronts before the. This separate fold-out map of Berlin in is 48cm wide by X cm high and details the places in the city that the book is showing or talking about. little locations on the map show us the tanks, dug ins, flak towers and all other weapons and weapon graveyards shown throughout the book so you can easier orientate yourself.


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The Russians and Berlin, book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the dust jacket: Erich Kuby, an outstanding Germ 3/5(2). The Russians stalled for months when they could have taken Berlin in Feb/Mar. The Germans fought needlessly when it was painfully apparent that the war was lost.

This book is a good read and reveals facts not covered by other histories. Read The Russians and Berlin. One person found this helpful/5(5). Antony Beevor, The Fall of BerlinViking Penguin, London/New York, Maypp. hardcover, $ With much hullabaloo, the publication of the newest book The Russians and Berlin the British military historian Anthony Beevor was announced at the beginning of April: For example, "Rapists of the Red Army Exposed" was the headline by Chris Summers of the British government.

This is the final resting place for 5, of Soviet troops who fell in the Battle of Berlin between 16 April and 2 May The colossal proportions of the monument reflect the scale.

The Russians and Berlin by Erich Kuby, Scherz Verlag, Translated into English by Arnold J. Pomerans Heineman Publishers, London, This book first appeared in the Spiegel weekly magazine in as series of articles in 6 installments.

Berlin: The Downfall, Antony Beevor pp, Viking, £ Six years ago, while writing his account of Stalingrad, Antony Beevor alighted upon the theme of his new book. A documentary book, Berlin, as the "tomb of the unknown rapist" in response to the mass rapes by Red Army soldiers in during and after the Battle of Berlin.

Hannelore Kohl The Russians in Germany: A History of the Soviet Zone of Occupation, Berlin. Late Surviving the Russian Atrocities by doverrog. This allowed the Russians to take their time (5 weeks) to enter Berlin and.

In the final days of Aprilwhen people were trying to escape from Berlin before the Russians arrived, Ms Drews, t was trying to get back inside the city. Anthony Beevor's book "Berlin -- The Downfall " documents rape by Russian soldiers.

" Beevor's conclusions are that in response to the vast scale of casualties inflicted on them by the Germans the Soviets responded in kind, and that included rape on a vast scale. OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Die Russen in Berlin Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 19 cm: Other Titles: Die Russen in Berlin People of Berlin 2: After Germany lost the war Brandenburg Gate, Berlin.

Berlin, after it fell to the Russians in WW2 Last days of Nazis in Berlin When Berlin fell in Second World War Berlin in First hand account: Notes from the diary of Charles Deutmann The making of the Berlin Wall in A broken Berlin.

War photojournalist Valery Faminsky captured the fall of Nazi Germany in May The rare photographs will soon be published in a book compiled by photographer Arthur Bondar with the support of Bird in Flight.

For this article, he chose from the archive photographs of the victors, Soviet soldiers and officers, with the fallen Berlin in the background. Translation of Die Russen in Berlin Description: xii, pages 12 plates, illustrations, maps, portraits 23 cm: Other Titles: Russen in Berlin Responsibility: translated [from the German] by Arnold J.

Pomerans. I described this moment in my book Down with Big Brother. The previous such moment was the end of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War, which also marked the beginning of the nuclear age. Six Months in tells the story of how Americans and Russians met in the heart of Europe, and divided up the continent.

Russian infantry advance over wreckage in Berlin and fire from behind piles of debris. Various shots of Russians running into Reichstag. Berlin The Final Reckoning begins with a study of the background to the battle and a description of events on the Eastern and Western Fronts before the Soviet forces reached Berlin.

The city’s strategic importance to the German war effort and morale is considered, along with factors that caused the Western Allies to halt their advance. Brief but well researched study on Eisenhower's decision not to invade Berlin at the end of the war in Europe.

He's often criticized for not entering Berlin before the Russians, thereby possibly preventing the cities division and years of cold war.

Book succinctly explains why Ike's decision was the right one/5(6). It was the research for that book, which describes in harrowing detail the atrocities committed by the Germans against Russians, that brought the historian to Berlin.

"This is a dodgy area," said. Russians Enter Berlin: Final Months of World War II () The Goebbels Government - Berlin - Duration: Mark Felton Productionsviews.

Soviet Storm. WW2 in the East. The Bunker (German: Die Katakombe), also published as The Berlin Bunker, is a account, written by American journalist James P. O'Donnell and German journalist Uwe Bahnsen, of the history of the Führerbunker in earlyas well as the last days of German dictator Adolf English edition was first published in Unlike other accounts O'Donnell focused .It's not a pretty story.

Russian soldiers were treated badly by their own officers and had suffered badly in the war. They were not inclined to treat the Germans well. What I write below may sound like Russian bashing but in the light of the circu.

Antony Beevor, author of the acclaimed new book about the fall of Berlin, on a massive war crime committed by the victorious Red Army. Antony Beevor Wed 1 May EDT First published on Wed.