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The Battle of Königsberg
by Brian Taylor   

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History

Publisher:  Brian Taylor ISBN-10:  1477676295 Type: 
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266

Copyright:  15 June 2012 ISBN-13:  9781477676295
Non-Fiction

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The Struggle for the East Prussian Capital, October 1944 to April 1945

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From October 1944 to April 1945 the Red Army fought a series of bloody battles in an effort to destroy the German Army in East Prussia and capture the capital city of the province, Königsberg. This book, The Battle of Königsberg, follows these events and recounts in detail the desperate defensive actions the Germans undertook to hold off the Red Army, from the Memel and Gumbinnen Offensives of October 1944 which saw Russian soldiers break into the frontier districts of East Prussia, through the overwhelming attacks of January 1945, to the final stand in Königsberg made by Otto Lasch and his garrison of soldiers, Police and Volkssturm in April 1945. Drawing on primary sources, The Battle of Königsberg recounts the terrible story of these campaigns from both German and Soviet perspectives. It provides a detailed and uniquely in-depth study of the final battle for control of the city, giving the reader an insight into one of history’s forgotten last stands, of the fall of Fortress Königsberg.

What's inside The Battle of Königsberg:

Chapter One        Königsberg: A Brief History

Chapter Two        The War in the East

Chapter Three     The Frontier Battles

Chapter Four       The January Storm

Chapter Five        The First Battle for Königsberg

Chapter Six          Fortress Königsberg

Chapter Seven    The Final Battle: The First Day

Chapter Eight       The Second Day of the Assault

Chapter Nine        Encirclement Complete

Chapter Ten        The Bitter End

Chapter Eleven    After the Battle





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