DEATH ON THE DON: THE DESTRUCTION OF GERMANY’S ALLIES ON THE EASTERN FRONT, 1941-44
256pp., 60 illus., P.B. 2017. More than four Allied armies advanced to the River Don only to be utterly annihilated in the Red Army’s Uranus and Saturn winter offensives. Poorly equipped, often badly led and totally unprepared for the war they were asked to fight; hundreds of thousands were killed, wounded or captured.