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  • The Battle of the Tanks

  • Kursk, 1943
  • By: Lloyd Clark
  • Narrated by: David Baker
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

On July 5, 1943, the greatest land battle in history began when Nazi and Red Army forces clashed near the town of Kursk, on the western border of the Soviet Union. Code named Operation Citadel, the German offensive would cut through the bulge in the eastern front that had been created following Germany's retreat at the battle of Stalingrad. But the Soviets, well informed about Germany's plans through their network of spies, had months to prepare.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Detailed and well researched

  • By Mark on 06-12-16

Great book on the battle of Kursk

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 05-27-18

must audible book for those that want to know details and first hand accounts of the pivotal battle of Kursk. An impartial account.

  • Stalingrad

  • By: David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House
  • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
  • Length: 18 hrs and 39 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 52

Tantor Audio presents the complete audio version of the long awaited one-volume campaign history from the leading experts of the decisive clash of Nazi and Soviet forces at Stalingrad. Stalingrad is an abridged edition of the five-volume Stalingrad Trilogy.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • An incredible story made mind-numbingly tedious

  • By R_T on 12-11-17

beat audible book to date

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 03-24-18

amazing research and presentation of subject material. finally a David Glantz book on audible. only took 2 years of me begging for it.. Hehe. best money spent in a decade. let's hope we see plenty more David Glatz and similar caliber WW2 books coming to audible in the future.

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  • Enduring the Whirlwind

  • The German Army and the Russo-German War 1941-1943
  • By: Gregory Liedtke
  • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

Despite the best efforts of a number of historians, many aspects of the ferocious struggle between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during the Second World War remain obscure or shrouded in myth. One of the most persistent of these is the notion - largely created by many former members of its own officer corps in the immediate postwar period - that the German Army was a paragon of military professionalism and operational proficiency whose defeat on the Eastern Front was solely attributable to the amateurish meddling of a crazed former Corporal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • beat audible since David Gland Stalingrad

  • By abulbulian on 03-24-18

beat audible since David Gland Stalingrad

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Reviewed: 03-24-18

amazing research had gone into this title. be prepared to rethink and relearn almost everything you thought you knew about the German struggle in the east. kudos to the producers of this selection. Hope for more of the same caliber WW2 east front titles.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Deathride

  • Hitler vs. Stalin: The Eastern Front, 1941-1945
  • By: John Mosier
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 132
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 99

John Mosier presents a revisionist retelling of the war on the Eastern Front. The conventional wisdom is that Hitler was mad to think he could defeat the USSR, because of its vast size and population, and that the Battle of Stalingrad marked the turning point of the war. Neither statement is accurate, says Mosier; Hitler came very close to winning outright.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The tone grows wearisome after a few chapters

  • By neilium on 04-24-13

Amazing, a real eye opener

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-30-16

For it's length best east front book I've read. Wish more historians did their research