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Anyone interested in WWII should read this book.
Catherine Merridale's "Ivan's War" is a brilliant book - meticulously well researched, incredibly well written, and tremendously insightful and informative.
Merridale has written an excellent social history of the Red Army and why Russian soldiers continued to fight throughout the war.
This book would be interesting for anyone who is very keen to know the truth on the Soviet ordinary soldiers` life, what they had to endure, suffer and die in their vast numbers to... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Abay Imandossov
Well written and easy to read. She has done her research and it makes a difference.These are real first person accounts which are convincingly authentic. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Edwin Bradley
It was almost shocking to read about the lifes that the Russian peasants lived in their country, and the hardships they went hrough and then the life in the Red Army. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Karen
Merridale provides a look inside the minds of the Russians at many levels as they fought in World War II. Read morePublished 6 months ago by jim84103
Based on veteran interviews and diaries, Merridale offers a glimpse into the world of the Red Army little seen to a West more familiar with the Allied ETO perspective. Read morePublished 7 months ago by 08th samurai
A tragic history of a time unparalleled in war, horror, abject depersonalization, murder plus a savage and barbaric criminal regime all overseen by the despot Stalin. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Brian Gueck
Finally, a long needed book about the US's most important Ally in WW II! This book gives a ground level glimpse into the life of "Ivan" that belongs on every serious... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Fiicker