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A Writer at War
A Sovet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941 - 1945

Grossman, Vasily
Publisher:  Vintage
Year Published:  2006   First Published:  2005
Pages:  380pp   ISBN:  978-0-307-27533-2
Library of Congress Number:  D764.G772 2006   Dewey:  940.54'217'092
Resource Type:  Book

War reporting by Vasily Grossman, a correspondent for the Red Army, the Soviet Army's newspaper.

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Table of Contents:

Introduction
Translators' Note
Glossary

PART ONE: THE SHOCK OF INVASION 1941
1. Baptism of Fire August 1941
2. The Terrible Retreat August to September 1941
3. On the Bryansk Front September 1941
4. With the 50th Army September 1941
5. Back into the Ukraine September 1941
6. The German Capture of Orel October 1941
7. The Withdrawal before Moscow October 1941

PART TWO: THE YEAR OF STALINGRAD 1942
8. In the South January 1942
9. The Air War in the South January 1942
10. On the Donets with the Black Division January and February 1942
11. With the Khasin Tank Brigade February 1942
12. 'The Ruthless Truth of War' March to July 1942
13. The Road to Stalingrad August 1942
14. The September Battles
15. The Stalingrad Academy Autumn 1942
16. The October Battles
17. The Tide Turned November 1942

PART THREE: RECOVERING THE OCCUPIED TERRITORIES 1943
18. After the Battle January 1943
19. Winning Back the Motherland The Early Spring of 1943
20. The Battle of Kursk July 1943

PART FOUR: FROM THE DNEPR TO THE VISTULA 1944
21. The Killing Ground of Berdichev January 1944
22. Across the Ukraine to Odessa March & April 1944
23. Operation Bagration June & July 1944
24. Treblinka July 1944

PART FIVE: AMID THE RUINS OF THE NAZI WORLD 1945
25. Warsaw and Lodz January 1945
26. Into the Lair of the Fascist Beast January 1945 Poznam and Schwerin
27. The Battle for Berlin April and May 1945

AFTERWORDS
The Lies of Victory
Acknowledgements
Bibliography
Source Notes
Index

MAPS
Gomel and the Central Front, August 1941
In the Donbass, January to March 1942
Stalingrad, Autumn and Winter 1942
The Battle of Kursk, July 1943

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