Fallen Soviet Generals: Soviet General Officers Killed in by Aleksander A. Maslov,David M. Glantz

By Aleksander A. Maslov,David M. Glantz

No struggle has brought on better human soreness than the second one international battle on Germany's jap entrance. Victory within the conflict rate the purple military over 29 million casualties, whose collective destiny is just now being competently documented. one of several hundreds of thousands of squaddies who made up that ugly toll have been an unparalleled variety of crimson military common officials. lots of those perished at the battlefield or in legal camps by the hands in their German tormentors. Others fell sufferer to both terrifying Stalinist repression. jointly those generals personify the faceless nature of the conflict of the jap entrance - the legions of forgotten souls who perished within the conflict.

Covered up for many years, the saga of those sufferers of battle can now be informed and during this quantity, A A Maslov starts off the tough technique of memorializing those warrior casualties. utilizing previously mystery Soviet archival fabrics and private interviews with the households of the officials, he painstakingly records the destiny of pink military generals who fell sufferer to wartime enemy action.

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