Race for the Reichstag : the 1945 battle for Berlin / Tony Le Tissier.

Author
Other titles
  • 1945 battle for Berlin
Published
  • Barnsley : Pen & Sword Military 2010
Physical description
[xxi], 265 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781848842304 (pbk.)
  • 1848842309 (pbk.)
Notes
  • "Foreword by David Glantz"----Cover.
  • Includes Soviet and German Orders of Battle, Zhukov's orders for artillery support in the Berlin street-fighting phase, and the Führer order.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • The goal -- Berlin -- The Russians are coming! -- Encirclement -- Siege preparations -- Encirclement completed -- The noose tightens -- No relief -- The last round -- Ultimate victory.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • "Tony Le Tissier's classic account of the battle for Berlin dispels the myths created by Soviet propaganda and describes in graphic detail the Red Army's final offensive against Nazi Germany -- the race for the Reichstag. [This book] offers ... insight into the terrible final days of the Second World War in Europe"--P. [4] of cover.

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