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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.
Eyewitness accounts are what brings history alive. This book is full of them. If you are interested in the life and struggles of individual Russian soldiers over the course of the... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Matthew J. Brennan
I bought this book hoping that it was the Russian equivalent of the "adventures in my youth" book about a German officer infantrymen in World War Two . Read morePublished 19 days ago by W. Walker
Great over view of the Red Army soldiers in WW2. If you don't have any Red Army books, this is a good one to start with.Published 2 months ago by Krasnoarmeyets
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 3 months 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 7 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 9 months ago by Kindle Customer
Merridale provides a look inside the minds of the Russians at many levels as they fought in World War II. Read morePublished 9 months ago by jim84103