By Antony Beevor
The crimson military had a lot to avenge while it eventually reached the frontiers of the Reich in January 1945. Political teachers rammed domestic the message of Wehrmacht and SS brutality. the outcome was once the main terrifying instance of fireplace and sword ever identified, with tanks crushing refugee columns lower than their tracks, mass rape, pillage and destruction. thousands of ladies and youngsters iced over to loss of life or have been massacred simply because Nazi social gathering chiefs, refusing to stand defeat, had forbidden the evacuation of civilians. Over seven million fled westwards from the fear of the pink military. Antony Beevor reconstructs the studies of these hundreds of thousands stuck up within the nightmare of the 3rd Reich's ultimate cave in, telling a poor tale of delight, stupidity, fanatacism, revenge and savagery, but in addition one in every of awesome patience, self-sacrifice and survival opposed to all odds.
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