Author(s): Antony Beevor
This text recreates the battle for Stalingrad that became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the gruesome and vicious war for the Eastern front. It focuses on the experiences of soldiers on both sides, driven beyond the limits of physical and mental endurance.
Winner of Samuel Johnson Prize 1999 and Hawthornden Prize 1999 and Wolfson Literary Award for History 1999. Shortlisted for WH Smith Literary Prize 1999 and W H Smith Annual Literary Award 1999 and Samuel Johnson Prize 1999.