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John marked it as to-read Apr 20, The book also contains numerous relevant photographs nice and maps essential that add to cbolm to following the action. This book describes the seige of Cholm in great detail and day by day from January 18, to its relief and final German victory in early June However, I had hoped it would be the definitive book on the subject and I think the analytical besieges prevent it from achieving that goal.

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Generalmajor Scherer, the commander of The Battle of Cholm was one of the first major tests of the performance of the German Army under adverse conditions. The level of detail on the German side is impressive and although the book is interspersed with anecdotal details from the Soviet side, it feels bssieged like a regimental history of the Kampfgruppe than a complete account of the battle. Although the level of detail is sometimes overwhelming, bdsieged is an amazing read.


One is able to appreciate the challenges faced by the German operational commanders as they grapple with limited resources and multiple concurrent crises in their efforts to stabilize the front from a viewpoint not available to Scherer.

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Urgent demands by other sectors meant Kampfgruppe Scherer was drip-fed just enough supplies and reinforcements to stay alive until, eventually, a relief force forged a bdsieged link and freed the exhausted survivors. The book is called “Besieged: In this role he was instrumental in destroying a number of Russian tanks. Adrian marked it as to-read Oct 19, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Arron Monroe rated it it was amazing Apr 12, Post by Mikko H. Christopher Dunbar rated it it was amazing Mar 09, This is an outstanding book, a benchmark of achievment for other authors to strive for.

Jeff rated it liked it Nov 21, Paul rated it choolm was amazing Sep 17, All the best, Jason PS. I must say that I like the trend away from dust jackets to printed covers, which I hope will continue. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

It has numerous pictures taked by Germans trapped in this city.

Besieged The Epic Battle For Cholm

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Additionally, the professionalism and individual capability of the Germans in terms of initiative and morale is also noteworthy. Reza Gazali Renville marked it as to-read Dec 01, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. His other books are very Stalingrad focused, either focusing on a part of that battle Island of Firehistories of units that fought there Death of the Leaping Horsemen, Into Oblivion, Croatian Legionmemoirs of participants An Artilleryman in Stalingrad, An Infantryman in Stalingrador a photographic record of the battle Angriff.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The listing for the book on Amazon is here. Anonymous 11 September at Lists with This Book. Forr stark black and white images serve to reinforce the desperation of both the defenders and attackers and the challenges faced by the Luftwaffe in effecting timely resupply.

Set on the Eastern Front, it covers the period January to June when the German forces, reeling back under the besiegged of the Russians outside of Moscow, were forced into a series of adhoc defensive operations. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Share your thoughts with other customers. Michal marked it as to-read Feb 02, Volume 2 English and German Edition.