Stalin's General

Stalin's General

The Life of Georgy Zhukov

Book - 2012
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Profiles the Soviet general credited with a decisive role in key World War II victories, comparing his legend with his achievements while surveying his eventful post-war experiences as Krushchev's disgraced defense minister.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2012.
ISBN: 9781400066926
1400066921
Characteristics: xxii, 375 p. :,ill., maps ;,25 cm.

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SEBoiko
Apr 15, 2013

The Political impact on the Japanese of their defeat at Khalkhin-Gol was to strengthen advocates of a "Southern Strategy" for Japan. Zkuhov did not know it but he had helped set Japan down the path to the Pearl Harbor attack in December 1941.

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Apr 15, 2013

While Stalin was prepared to ally with Hitler, he did not trust him.

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MGallagher
Oct 05, 2018

I just finished this great biography about this wonderful Russian general. Very well written with lots of detailed maps explaining the different battles and campaigns. Highly recommended!

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