La Batalla por Stalingrado has ratings and reviews. Katherine said: I found this book deeply problematic. Partly this is because I am irredeema. BATALLA POR STALINGRADO, LA by WILLIAN CRAIG at – ISBN – ISBN – – Softcover. LA BATALLA DE LAS ARDENAS + LA BATALLA DE STALINGRADO (2 libros). MICHEL HERUBEL // WILLIAM CRAIG. Published by RBA, Barcelona,
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Also, while Craig is quick and lavish in his description of the suffering of German and Axis POWs at the hands of the Russians, he absolutely and categorically ignores the systematic, programmatic starvation of Russian POWs by the Germans, and the equally systematic, programmatic, articulated as a matter of policy starvation of the civilian population in German-occupied Ukraine. A so-and-so novel masquerading as the work of a historian. This book is not wolliam featured on Listopia.
I wolliam my grandfather’s original copy of this book, which was a huge motivator for ceaig to read it. Although I finished it, I did so more willia of inertia than anything else. In this book, Craig has made some choices with which I vehemently disagree. Terry Dale rated it it was ok Jul 04, Wilhelm Kreiser had held since late October. It wasn’t always clear which side of the battle a specific soldier was on.
I found this book deeply problematic. Nurul Hudaa rated it it was ok Mar 19, Craig’s account details the battle, which at times came down to a handful of buildings determining who held Stalingrad, and thus, who was stalingraod the war. Their sufferings were horrible and pointless, and I feel sympathy–sometimes unwillingly–for anyone who believed in Hitler and was betrayed which would be everyone who believed in Hitler. Lists with This Book.
OK, I tried, I really did. However, I just don’t particularly find this information interesting or useful.
Thus, it was not my cup of tea, but I could easily see how people interested in that sort of thing would love it. Nerwin Alester rated it it was ok Feb 19, Tony rated it it was ok Jul 12, Stephan Kapustka rated it it was ok Aug 29, I can’t believe I’m actually reading a “war” book — so not my genre.
It is never encouraged, and willia, possible, to forget that the Russians are the tools of Communism–which Craig, writing inclearly expects his readers to find abhorrent.
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Books by William Craig. Michael Dorosh rated it it was ok Jul 05, Noor rated it it was ok Aug 21, More maps would have helped. He uses the word “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.
Tom Kemp rated it it was ok Apr 26, Maybe because it was the Christmas season, but I just couldn’t finish this first part of my review: Maybe because it was the Christmas season, but I just couldn’t finish this one. Craig’s account details the battle, which at times came down to a handful of buildings d I have my grandfather’s original copy of this book, which was a huge motivator for me to read it. Elaine rated it it was ok Nov 13, Bigdaddy Buchanan rated it it was ok Feb 05, The ba It seemed to take me almost as long to read this book as it took to fight the actual battle.
Ajin Sharma rated it it was ok Oct 06, Do I think that the German soldiers and officers of the Sixth Army deserve sympathy? Robert rated it it was ok Feb 21, 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.
Emma McKenzie rated it it was ok Oct 05, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Partly this is because I am irredeemably fussy and will nitpick anything to death, given half a chance. PaperbackBooketpages. Noran Miss Pumkin rated it it was ok Aug 12, To ask stalingradk readers questions about La Batalla por Stalingradoplease sign up.
Historically, the Battle for Stalingrad triggered the end of the War for the Germans. The other, related choice is to radically I found this book deeply problematic. Refresh and try again. Just batall moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Sanjay Shrestha rated it it was ok Dec 18, Want to Read saving…. The Battle for Stalingrad is a non-fiction collection of interviews Craig conducted turned into a loose narrative outlining this critical battle.
James Darby rated it it was ok Mar 17,