This detailed, absorbing battlefield guide is the ideal companion for anyone considering visiting the site of Hitler's 'Gotterdammerung' in April-May 1945. Using his in depth knowledge as a historian and battlefield guide, David McCormack vividly describes the apocalyptic struggle played out amongst the ruins of a once great city. The author's intimate knowledge of the ground ensures that the Wagnerian climax of the Third Reich is presented in a series of dramatic tableaux which capture the regime's final convulsive death throes. Prepare for a fascinating journey across the Berlin battlefield as it is today.
The Berlin 1945 Battlefield Guide: Part Two--The Battle of Berlin is the essential guide to understanding both Hitler's downfall in Berlin and Stalin's greatest triumph.