Analysis Of Stalingrad

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In August 1942, Hitler's giant Sixth Army marched to the city that was named after Stalin. During the five-month siege, the Russians fought to hold the city and were determined to hold it at any cost. The book Stalingrad shows the roles of soldiers on both the Russian and German side, as well as fighting in inhuman conditions, and some of the experiences from civilians who were trapped in the battlefield. Written by historian and author Antony Beevor, Beevor interviewed some of the survivors and discovered new untold stories and facts in a wide range of German and Soviet archives. Some of these included prisoner interrogations and reports of desertions and executions. Many historians argue that the Battle of Stalingrad was "the turning point" of WW II in Europe. During the course of the war, changes in moods, thoughts, and impressions of the Germans, Romanians, and Soviets were easily depicted. It documents the impact on the psychological changes of the war but justifies how it changed the history of modern warfare as we know it. As a story of cruelty, courage, and human suffering, Stalingrad is extraordinary and unforgettable.
Throughout the war Hitler and Stalin made many mistakes and errors, Hitler’s ego was dangerous to the Germans and his own political power. Hitler’s biggest mistake was to stop listening to his generals who were giving him advice based on experience and impose his own will on the army . His arrogance and overconfidence

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