La Batalla por Stalingrado has ratings and reviews. Katherine said: I found this book deeply problematic. Partly this is because I am irredeema. La batalla por Stalingrado by William Craig at – ISBN – ISBN – Unknown – – Softcover. La Batalla Por Stalingrado by William Craig at – ISBN – ISBN – Noguer y Caralt Editores –
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A so-and-so novel masquerading as the work of a historian.
LA BATALLA DE STALINGRADO WILLIAM CRAIG PDF
La Batalla por Stalingrado 4. But I think my fundamental concern is a valid and important one.
To ask other readers questions about La Batalla por Stalingradoplease sign up. Quotes from La Batalla De Sta It is never encouraged, and rarely possible, to forget that the Russians are the tools of Communism–which Craig, writing inclearly ceaig his readers to find abhorrent.
He describes the Einsatzgruppen dismissively as “homicidal maniacs” 11and clearly feels that he can place the blame for the genocide of the Jews only on them, leaving his German soldiers and officers untainted.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It seemed to take me almost as long to read this book as it took to fight the actual battle. I found this book deeply problematic. The wlliam breaks down as follows: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Lora Liao rated it it was ok Nov 22, The Italians lost more thanmen out of their ,man army. stalungrado
La Batalla por Stalingrado by William Craig (2 star ratings)
Craig’s sentimentality and valorization of warfare are horribly misplaced in the story he’s telling even more horribly misplaced if he were actually writing historyand his belief that the battle of Stalingrad is a tragedy, the “gradual moral and physical disintegration of the German soldiers” xiiis predicated on the idea that the Germans weren’t morally bankrupt before they ever crossed the Don.
Return to Book Page. The Germans lost almostmen. For my taste, this wasn’t a terribly enjoyable read because it was very much a detailed account of the battle strategies employed by both sides of the war.
Craig does pepper in several narrative points throughout this book of the horrible sights, sounds, and experiences of the people involved, but it largely focuses on an objective strategic overview. Thanks for telling us about the problem. John Warner rated it it was ok Jun 02, The Wehrmacht and its soldiers were not innocent of the Nazis’ crimes. The battle lines were described but without a map it was difficult to see the pattern of the battle.
Although I finished it, I did so more out of inertia than anything else. See all 3 questions about La Batalla por Stalingrado…. I found this book deeply problematic. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
La Batalla por Stalingrado
Trivia About Enemy ve the Gate The other, related choice is to radically I found this book deeply problematic. I can’t believe I’m actually reading a “war” book — so not my genre.
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The Rumanians also lost approximatelymen around Stalingrad. But I think my fundamental concern is a valid and important one.
He uses the rcaig “holocaust” more than once, without any seeming awareness that it has particular connotations in any discussion of German participation in World War II, and late in the book, he says, “Paulus stopped trying to convince his superiors that further resistance was mass murder” –without any recognition that “mass murder” was actually happening elsewhere in German-occupied Europe, in Auschwitz, Sobibor, and the other death camps. Noor rated it it was ok Aug 21, The other, related choice is to radically decontextualize stalingrrado battle of Stalingrad.
I have my grandfather’s original copy of this book, which was a huge motivator for me to read it. Emma McKenzie rated it it was ok Oct 05, And I find that idea, as I said, deeply problematic. The other, related choice is to radically decontextualize the battle of Stalingrad. The Germans lost almostmen.