Barbarossa Derailed has 73 ratings and 4 reviews. Luka said: This book covers 2 months of heavy fighting around (using term around loosely) Smolensk du. Description from the publisher: Smolensk: Barbarossa Derailed is the latest release in the Operational Combat Series (OCS), covering the campaign along the. Despite immense losses in men and materiel, these desperate Soviet actions derailed Operation Barbarossa. Smarting from countless wounds inflicted on his .

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You must deraile JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Sean Smart rated it liked it Jul 12, Related places Smolensk, Russia. Overall, this is not an easy read.

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Quotes from Barbarossa Derail Despite immense losses in men and materiel, these desperate Soviet actions derailed Operation Barbarossa. The structure of the study is designed specifically to appeal to both general readers and specialists by a detailed two-volume chronological narrative of the course of operations, accompanied badbarossa a third volume, dsrailed perhaps a fourth, containing archival maps and an extensive collection of specific orders and reports translated verbatim from Russian.

Glantz was instrumental in conducting the annual “Art of War” symposia which produced the best analysis of the conduct of operations on the Eastern Front during the Second World War in English to date. It relies heavily on documents while detailed nature of the study requires attntive reading.


Helpers Felagund 2Ryan. What this book also shows is that Red army was slowly “getting it”. Like many concepts in the book world, “series” is a somewhat fluid and contested notion.

Instead, Soviet forces encircled in Mogilev and Smolensk stubbornly refused to surrender, and while they fought on, during July, August, and into early September, first five and then a total of seven newly-mobilized Soviet armies struck back viciously at the advancing Germans, conducting multiple counterattacks and counterstrokes, capped by deriled major counteroffensives that sapped German strength and will.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. However, once across the rivers, the Wehrmacht encountered five fresh Soviet deraioed. Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the “works” in question. Returning to Fort Leavenworth barbarosxahe helped found and later directed the U.

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Smarting from countless wounds inflicted on his vaunted Wehrmacht, even before the fighting ended in the Smolensk region, Hitler postponed his march on Moscow and instead turned his forces southward to engage “softer targets” in the Kiev region.

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Brian Lindsey rated it did not like it Feb 22, Want to Read saving…. Hitler was forced to postpone his march on Moscow and turn his forces to engage “softer targets” elsewhere.


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This of course set them for repeated shocks when Soviets kept producing and fielding army after army barbatossa of, deraled looked like, thin air and throwing them in German path. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Rather than Smolensk being a mere bump in the road Glantz argues that this was in fact crucial point in Barbarossa.

By closely examining these early battles, the author shows how the weakened Soviet military leadership studied their early mistakes, regained their balance, and struck back with deadly fury.

This is a very foucsed book, exclusively looking at the battles that took place during the tiatnic struggle for Smolensk and its key strategic position atop the highway to Moscow.

Trivia About Barbarossa Derail Available in weeks. Overall, there’s a lot of good information in this book and I would cautiously recommend it to a gamer or military history buff.

To accept cookies from this site, please click the Allow Cookies button below. Jan 01, Luka Novak rated it it was amazing Shelves: Book ratings by Goodreads. Works can belong to more than one series. The Glantzes’ daughter Mary E. Refresh and try again.

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