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Adventures in My Youth: A German Soldier on the Eastern Front 1941-45
Adventures in My Youth: A German Soldier on the Eastern Front 1941-45
by Armin Scheiderbauer
Hardcover from Helion & Company
 
The Battle of Kursk (Modern War Studies)
by David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House
Hardcover - 472 pages
Univ Pr of Kansas; ISBN: 0700609784
 
Barbarossa : The Russian-German Conflict, 1941-45
by Alan Clark
Paperback - 522 pages Reissue edition (June 1985)
William Morrow & Co; ISBN: 0688042686

Bagration 1944 : The Destruction of Army Group Centre
(Osprey Campaign Series, No 42)
by Steven J. Zaloga
On June 22, 1944, three years to the day after Germany's 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union, the Red Army launched a massive offensive in Byelorussia. Codenamed 'Operation Bagration', this campaign climaxed five weeks later with the Red Army at the gates of Warsaw. The Wehrmacht's Army Group Center was routed, a total of 17 Wehrmacht divisions were utterly destroyed, and over 50 other German divisions were shattered. It was the most calamitous defeat of the German armed forces in World War II. Amazon.com
Paperback - 96 pages
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855324784

Blood Red Snow: The Memoirs of a German Soldier on the Eastern Front
by Gunther K Koschorrek
Paperback from Zenith Press
For the German soldier fighting under Hitler, keeping a diary was strictly forbidden. So Gunther Koschorrek, a fresh young recruit, wrote his notes on whatever scraps of paper he could find and sewed the pages into the lining of his winter coat. Left with his mother on his rare trips home, this illicit diary eventually was lost—and did not come to light until some 40 years later when Koschorrek was reunited with his daughter in America. It is this remarkable document, a unique day-to-day account of the common German soldier’s experience, that makes up the memoir that is Blood Red Snow. 

The Bread of Affliction : The Food Supply in the USSR During World War II (Soviet and East European Studies, No 76)
by William Moskoff (Author)

Commanding the Red Army's Sherman Tanks : The World War II Memoirs of Hero of the Soviet Union Dmitriy Loza
by James F. Gebhardt (Editor), Dmitriy Loza
Hardcover
Univ of Nebraska Pr; ISBN: 0803229208

Crumbling Empire: The German Defeat in the East, 1944
by Samuel W., Jr. Mitcham
Hardcover - 336 pages (September 15, )
Praeger Pub Trade; ISBN: 0275968561

Defending Leningrad : Women Behind Enemy Lines
by Kazimiera J. Cottam (Editor), Nikolai Vissarionovich Masolov
Paperback - 160 pages Rev edition (March 2, )
New Military Publishing; ISBN: 0968270239
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The Eastern Front: From Barbarossa to Berlin
by Duncan Anderson, Lloyd Clark, Stephen Walsh, Stanley  Rogers
Hardcover - 256 pages (April 15, )

The Eastern Front, 1941-45 : German Troops and the Barbarisation of Warfare
by Omer Bartov
Paperback
St Martins Pr (Short); ISBN: 0333949447

Eastern Front: The Unpublished Photographs 1941-1945
by Will Fowler
Hardcover from Motorbooks International

 

The Eastern Front in Photographs
by John Erickson, Ljubica Erickson
Hardcover - 256 pages (June 1, )
Carlton Books; ISBN: 1842222600
 
Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad
by William Craig
Listed under Battle of Stalingrad

Few Returned : Twenty-Eight Days on the Russian Front, Winter 1942-1943
by Eugenio Corti
Corti was an artillery officer with the Thirty-fifth Army Corps of the Italian Army serving with the Germans in the Soviet Union.
Paperback - 256 pages
University of Missouri Press; ISBN: 0826211151

Fighting in Hell : The German Ordeal on the Eastern Front
by Peter G. Tsouras (Editor)
Paperback - 341 pages
Ivy Books; ISBN: 0804116989

The Forgotten Soldier
by Guy Sajer
A classic. Five stars. Some claim it is fictional; howenver, the veracity of the author is attested to in a letter by Lieutenant Colonel Douglas E. Nash
Book Description: This is the horror of World War II on the Eastern Front, as seen through the eyes of a teenaged German soldier. At first an exciting adventure, Guy Sajer's war becomes, as the German invasion falters in the icy vastness of the Ukraine, a simple, desperate struggle for survival against cold, hunger, and above all, the terrifying Soviet artillery. As a member of the elite Gross Deutschland division, he fought in all the great battles, from Kursk to Kharkov. Sajer's German footsoldier's perspective makes THE FORGOTTEN SOLDIER a unique war memoir, the book that The Christian Science Monitor said "may well be the book about World War II that has been so long awaited." Now it has been handsomely republished as a hardcover containing fifty rare German combat photos of life and death at the Eastern Front. The photos of troops battling through snow, mud, burned villages, and rubble strewn cities depict the hardships and destructiveness of war. Many are originally from the private collections of German soldiers and have never before been published. This is a deluxe edition of a true classic. 
Hardcover - 476 pages 1st edition (January 15, )
Brasseys, Inc.; ISBN: 1574882856

Forgotten Soldier : The Classic WWII Autobiography
(Brassey's Commemorative Series WWII)
by Guy Sajer
As a member the elite Gross Deutschland Division, a teenage German foot soldier sets off on an exciting adventure that turns to a desperate struggle for survival. This unique World War II memoir gives readers an eyewitness account of the savage war in Eastern Europe. An eloquent narrative, likened by critics to Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front
Paperback - 465 pages (April 1990)
Brasseys Inc; ISBN: 0080374379

The German Army and Genocide: Crimes Against War Prisoners, Jews, and other Civilians in the East, 1939-1944
by Scott Abbott (Translator),  Omer Bartov, Hamburg Institute
Paperback - 224 pages (December )
New Press; ISBN: 1565845250

Germany and the 2nd World War : The Attack on the Soviet Union/With Maps (Vol 4)
by Jurgen Forster, Joachim Hoffmann, Ernst Klink, Rolf-Dieter Muller
Hardcover Book&Map edition Vol 4 (November )
Clarendon Pr; ISBN: 0198228864
 

Grossdeutschland: Guderian's Eastern Front Elite (Spearhead Series)
by Michael Sharpe, Tim Ripley, Brian Leigh Davis
The second volume in the Spearhead series focuses on the Grossdeutschland Division, the German Army's premier mechanized unit in World War II.. Each Spearhead title includes an evaluation of the units combat effectiveness as seen by the unit, its opponents and subsequent researchers, and a research section including a bibliography and a listing of museums, websites, re-enactment groups and memorials. 
Paperback from Ian Allan Pub
 
Hell's Gate : The Battle of the Cherkassy Pocket January to February 1944
by Douglas E. Nash
It was at Cherkassy where the last German offensive strength in the Ukraine was drained away, creating the conditions for the victorious Soviet advance into Poland, Rumania, and the Balkans during the summer and autumn of 1944. Eclipsed by a war of such gigantic proportions that saw battles of over one million men or more as commonplace, the events which occurred along the banks of the Gniloy Tickich river should have faded into obscurity. However, to the 60,000 German soldiers who were encircled there at the end of January 1944, this was perhaps one of the most brutal, physically exhausting, and morally demanding battles they had ever experienced. Thirty-four percent of them would not escape. The Publisher
Hardcover (March )
Rzm Imports Inc; ISBN: 0965758435
 
Hitler's Army : Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich
by Omer Bartov
Focusses on the barbarism of German forces on the Eastern Front.
Paperback Reprint edition (November 1992)
Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
 
Hitler's Panzers East : World War II Reinterpreted
by R. H. S. Stolfi
Paperback Reprint edition
Univ of Oklahoma Pr (Trd); ISBN: 0806125810

In Deadly Combat : A German Soldier's Memoir of the Eastern Front (Modern War Studies)
by Gottlob Herbert Bidermann, et al
Book Description: In the hell that was World War II, the Eastern Front was its heart of fire and ice. Gottlob Bidermann served in that lethal theater from 1941 to 1945, and his memoir of those years vividly recaptures his grueling experiences with an army marching on the road to ruin.

A riveting and reflective account by one of the millions of anonymous soldiers who fought and died in that cruel terrain, In Deadly Combat conveys the brutality and horrors of the Eastern Front in detail never before available in...
Paperback: 344 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.10 x 9.24 x 6.01 
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas;
ISBN: 0700611223 

Kursk 1943 : Tide Turns in the East
(Osprey Military Campaign Series, No 16)
by Mark Healy. Paperback (May 1993)

My Just War : The Memoir of a Jewish Red Army Soldier in World War II
by Gabriel Temkin
Hardcover - 288 pages
Presidio Pr; ISBN: 0891416455

On the Road to Stalingrad: Memoirs of a Woman MachineGunner
by Zoya Matveyevna Smirnova-Medvedeva, (Translator), Kazimiera J. Cottam
Paperback - 131 pages 2nd edition (November 18, )
New Military Publishing; ISBN: 0968270204

Operation Barbarossa in Photographs : The War in Russia As Photographed by the Soldiers (Schiffer Military History)
by Paul Carell (Editor), William Warda (Translator)
Book Description: Renowned author Paul Carell's photo album to accompany his definitive studies on the war in Russia. Over 570 b/w and color photos from both German and Russian archives explore the entire campaign., 7" x 10"
Hardcover Reprint edition (January 1991)
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; ISBN: 0887402801
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Panzers on the Eastern Front : General Erhard Raus and His Panzer Divisions in Russia, 1941-1945
by Peter G. Tsouras
(Hardcover)

Red Army Handbook 1939-1945
by Steven J. Zaloga, Leland Ness
Listed under The Red Army

Red Storm on the Reich : The Soviet March on Germany, 1945
by Christopher Duffy
Paperback - 403 pages Reprint edition (April 1993)
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306805057
 

The Road to Stalingrad : Stalin's War With Germany
by John Erickson (Preface)
Paperback - 594 pages Vol 1
Yale Univ Pr; ISBN: 0300078129
 
The Road to Berlin : Stalin's War With Germany (Vol 2)
by John Erickson
Paperback - 877 pages Vol 2
Yale Univ Pr; ISBN: 0300078137

The Russian Front 1941-1945
by Bob Carruthers, John Erickson
Hardcover - 224 pages (November )
Cassell Academic; ISBN: 0304353728

Russia's Heroes, 1941-45: An Epic Account of Struggle and Survival on the Eastern Front
by Albert Axell
This new volume by historian Axell captures the valor of the sons and daughters, soldiers and villagers, Cossacks and snipers who battled in Moscow and Stalingrad--and dramatically illustrates how deeply patriotism and bravery lie in the Russian soul. Powells.com
Paperback - 256 pages (June 9, )
Carroll & Graf; ISBN: 0786708565

Scorched Earth : The Russian-German War 1943-1944
by Paul Carell
Hardcover
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; ISBN: 0887405983
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The Sergeant in the Snow
by Mario Rigoni Stern
One of a series of books by a member of the Italian Alpines Troops who fought in Albania, Greece, Yugoslavia and Russia.
Paperback - 158 pages Reprint edition
Marlboro Pr; ISBN: 0810160552

Soviet Documents on the Use of War Experience : The Winter Campaign, 1941-1942 (Cass Series on the Soviet Study of War, 2)
by David M. Glantz (Editor)
(Hardcover - December 1991)
 

SS Steel Storm : Waffen-SS Panzer Battles on the Eastern Front 1943-1945
by Tim Ripley
Hardcover - 224 pages (November )
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 076030937X
 
Stopped at Stalingrad : The Luftwaffe and Hitler's Defeat in the East, 1942-1943
by Joel S. A. Hayward
Listed under Battle of Stalingrad

Stumbling Colossus : The Red Army on the Eve of World War
by David M. Glantz
Listed under The Red Army

Through Hell for Hitler : A Dramatic First-Hand Account of Fighting With the Wehrmacht
by Henry Metelmann
The dramatic account based on the personal experiences of a conscript Wehrmacht soldier who, as a Panzer driver, fought in the Crimea, at the Siege of Leningrad and Kursk, the largest, most bloody and long-lasting land battle in modern history. 
Hardcover: 208 pages
Casio; ISBN: 0971170916; (November 1, )

Thunder on the Dnepr : Zhukov-Stalin and the Defeat of Hitler's Blitzkrieg
Bryan I. Fugate, et al
Hardcover

War of the Century: When Hitler Fought Stalin
by Ian Kershaw, Laurence Rees
Rees has found much new material from the newly opened Soviet archives and has also turned up many eyewitnesses from both sides, and their accounts provide a compellingly readable narrative.  --John Crace, Amazon.co.uk
Hardcover: 256 pages
New Press; ISBN: 1565845994; (April )

War Without Garlands : Operation Barbarossa 1941-42
by Robert Kershaw
An in-depth account of the German invasion of Russia in summer 1941 and the massive Soviet counterattack that ensued the following winter. Combines soldiers' diaries, letters and recollections with expert analysis. Throws new light on the giant encirclement battles on the road to Moscow, including their debilitating effect on German strength.  Amazon.com
Hardcover - 256 pages (November 1, )
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 1885119712
 

When Titans Clashed : How the Red Army Stopped Hitler (Modern War Studies)
by David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House
Paperback - 418 pages Reprint edition
Univ Pr of Kansas; ISBN: 0700608990
 
With Our Backs to Berlin
by Tony Le Tissier
Hardcover - 224 pages (May 1, )
Sutton Publishing; ISBN: 0750926112

Women in Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II
by Kazimiera J. Cottam
Paperback - 313 pages 2 edition (December 31, )
New Military Publishing; ISBN: 0968270212

Women in War and Resistance: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers
by Kazimiera J. Cottam
Paperback - 451 pages (October 31, )
New Military Publishing; ISBN: 0968270220

Zhukov : The Rise and Fall of a Great Captain
William J. Spahr
Listed under Russian Commanders WWII

Zhukov at the Oder : The Decisive Battle for Berlin
Tony Le Tissier
Listed under Germany 1945

Zhukov's Greatest Defeat : The Red Army's Epic Disaster in Operation Mars, 1942
(Modern War Studies)
by David M. Glantz, Mary E. Glantz (Translator)
Hardcover: 448 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.54 x 9.29 x 6.32 
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas; (April )
ISBN: 070060944X 

From Moscow to Berlin : Marshall Zhukov's Greatest Battles
(War & Warriors Ser.)
Georgi K. Zhukov 
Hardcover / Published 1991
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The Initial Period of War on the Eastern Front; June-August 1941
by David M. Glantz
Paperback - 526 pages (April 1993)
Frank Cass Publications; ISBN: 0714642983
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Black Cross/Red Star : Vol. 1, Operation Barbarossa 1941
by Christer Bergstrom, Andrey Mikhailov
The air war between Germany and Russia, the largest aerial battle of WWII.
Hardcover - 340 pages Vol 1 (August 15, )
Pacifica Pr; ISBN: 093555348
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