Description - The Eastern Front, 1941-45, German Troops and the Barbarisation of Warfare by Omer Bartov
Based largely upon unpublished sources, Omer Bartov's study looks closely at the background of the German army on the Eastern Front during World War II. He describes the physical hardship, the discipline and morale at the front, and analyzes the social, educational and political background of the junior officers who formed the backbone of the German army. With these factors in mind, together with the knowledge of the extent of National Socialist indoctrination, this book begins to explain the criminal activities of the German army in Russia and the extent of involvement of the army in the execution of Hitler's brutal policies.
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(216mm x 140mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Omer Bartov
OMAR BARTOV is John P. Birkelund Professor of European History at Brown University, USA.