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As near as possible to experiencing what it was like to be there... It is almost impossible for a reader not to get caught up in the excitement -- Giles Foden Guardian No writer can surpass Beevor in making sense of a crowded battlefield and in balancing the explanation of tactical manoeuvres with poignant flashes of human detail -- Christopher Silvester Daily Express --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Antony Beevor is the author of Inside the British Army, Crete: The Battle and the Resistance, and several novels. With his wife, Artemis Cooper, he is coauthor of the critically acclaimed Paris after the Liberation, 1944-1949. Both Beevor and his wife were subsequently made Chevaliers de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French government.
Great Book! Objective in it's scope as he looks at both sides. At one point he describes how the Germans were shell shocked, trembling with fear, too paralized to light up a... Read morePublished on Oct. 22 2012 by Raoul The Great
From what I have read so far in Beevor's book, it is littered with too many historical inaccuracies for my liking and feels like a throw back to the revisionist works of the 1980s;... Read morePublished on July 22 2011 by Carl
I just finished Anthony Beevor's book and I can recommend it but not strongly. For those of you who are aware of Anthony Beevor's previous work on The Fall of Berlin 1945, the... Read morePublished on Jan. 9 2010 by Stewart Kiff