Paul Carell was a German propagandist who was the chief press spokesman for Joachim von The success of his books Hitler Moves East (Unternehmen Barbarossa) and Scorched Earth (Verbrannte Erde) made Carell a leading post- war. Results 1 – 30 of 63 Hitler Moves East, by Carell, Paul and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Hitler Moves East By PAUL CARELL. Translated by Ewald Osers from the. German “Unternahmen Barbarossa.” (Boston: Little Brown & Co., Pp.

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This is thorough and lively history. The difficult time in the Caucasus follows. Now that the Soviet side is eash it is no longer “The Book”.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. When this book first came out in the sixties there was precious little The cover art evokes the look and feel of the first days of Operation Barbarossa and reflects the aura of this immensely readable book. I would think most people interested in the war on the Eastern Front and don’t mind the German bias would enjoy and learn from this book and is highly recommended.

It is still a keeper i think. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This book may be dated, but I feel for the East Front grognard this account is one of the best from the German side. May 01, Tyler rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The map showed the axis of advance, important towns or terrain features. There are battlefield photos that were interesting and added to the book. Written by a German historian, the tale is told from a German perspective.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. During the Ministries Trialpart of the Nuremberg Trialshe finally appeared as a witness for the prosecution, and disingenuously portrayed himself as a fighter for democratic freedom of the press.


Carell brings forward not alone in that the theory that Barbrossa was a pre-emptive attack to avoid the Soviet one which was undoubtly coming. I actually checked this out from the library a number of times before purchasing it after I’d read it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. It further discusses the Russian change in tactics of falling back instead of standing and getting encircled which fooled Hitler into thinking the Russians were finished.

Apr 11, Shawn Luca rated it it was amazing. In between these two ihtler, the author covers all three Fronts and will include the fighting at Smolensk, Uman, Kiev, Vyazma, Bryansk, Rzhev, Tula, Moscow, the approach to Lake Ilmen and to Leningrad and the attempt to take it. Neal Flax nitler it it was amazing May 21, Paul Karl Schmidt u. Adolf Hitler lined up three million men along his Eastern border and expected to crush Russia in eight weeks. The German pockets near Kolm, Demyansk and the Vlasov affair are covered.

This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat I have most of Carell’s books on the war, and they are great insight into the German side of the conflict.

Even the invasion of Norway is included. The author goes on to describe background information, the battlefield conditions and any other special circumstance that will enhance the reader’s understanding and appreciation of the engagement. Showing of 25 reviews.

Get to Know Us. Knowing the source does help you judge the angles. Usually from the account of a landser or key officer.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Read more Read less. Carell also adds individual anecdotal experiences to add the personal touch to the war and weaves the tactical with the personal in a interesting way.


This book may be dated, but I feel for the East Front grognard this account is one of the best from This book begins with a classic account of the German invasion of Russia inOperation Barbarossa. Those hitelr are against wast will scream and talk of a hunt on humans, and will try to use terror propaganda to increase feelings against us in neutral states. Hutler Actionable Analytics for the Web. There hittler coverage on Stalin, Hitler, Manstein, Guderian, Model and many others but to a lesser degree.

I’ve read four of the author’s books and they’re all good but this is his best. One can understand why Soviet soldiers fought to the death in defense of their homeland. It may not be a scholarly effort for it doesn’t have Footnotes but Mr Carell wrote in an engaging and informative style.

The German pockets near Kolm, Demyansk and the Vlasov affair are covered. Sep 29, Geoff Howe rated it it was amazing. One can perhaps only feel sorry for the Soldiers who somehow came under the spell of a Madman with an unmentionable name and perished in the unforgiving Russian Winter.

A classic that is hard to find. The Myth of the Eastern Front: Detailed enough that I used it on occasion to try to reenact Avalon Hill war games with the information. The leadership of the Wehrmacht and very competent commanders such as Erich von Manstein could have achieved victory care,l not for Hitler’s interference. Hitler’s War on Russia 2 books.