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The Battle for Germany 1944-45
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Hastings writes with authority, as well as humanity, about the realities of combat--the fear, smells, hunger, humiliation and the horrendous wounds inflicted . . . Every leader contemplating a military operation, for whatever reason, should read this book and take several deep breaths. * The Wall Street Journal * Splendid . . . A book anyone with an interest in modern warfare will want to read. * New York Times Book Review * Armageddon offers an impressively researched, beautifully crafted narrative of the Second World War's European finale. -- Douglas Porch * Times Literary Supplement * Max Hastings now stands in the first rank of writers on modern war. * Financial Times * As a military historian Max Hastings has few equals. * Times Literary Supplement *
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Sir Max Hastings, author of numerous books including Armageddon, Going to the Wars, and Das Reich, was editor of the Daily Telegraph for almost a decade, then for six years he edited the Evening Standard. In his youth he was a foreign correspondent for newspapers and BBC television. He has won many awards for his books and journalism, particularly his work in the South Atlantic in 1982. He was knighted in 2002 for services to journalism.
Introduction - i: Introduction Section - ii: The Principal Commanders and their Forces Chapter - 1: Time of Hope Chapter - 2: The Bridges to Arnhem Chapter - 3: The Frontiers of Germany Chapter - 4: The Russians at the Vistula Chapter - 5: Winter Quarters Chapter - 6: Germany Beseiged Chapter - 7: Hell in the Hurtgen Chapter - 8: The Bulge: An American Epic Chapter - 9: Stalin's Offensive Chapter - 10: Blood and Ice: East Prussia Chapter - 11: Firestorms: War in the Sky Chapter - 12: Marching on the Rhine Chapter - 13: Prisoners of the Reich Chapter - 14: Collapse in the West Chapter - 15: 'The Earth Will Shake As We Leave The Scene' Chapter - 16: The Bitter End Acknowledgements - iii: Acknowledgements Section - iv: Sources and References Index - v: Index