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Author Axell, Albert.

Title Russia's heroes / Albert Axell.

Publication Info. New York : Carroll and Graf Publishers, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  940.5421 AXELL    Check Shelf
Edition First Carroll and Graf edition.
Description xv, 264 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-252) and index.
Contents Prologue : the Russians -- Barbarossa to Berlin -- The hero fortress -- Shopping in Berlin -- The night witch -- Stalin's son -- Zoya's execution -- The blockade of Leningrad -- The snipers -- Rammers over Moscow -- The cossacks -- The Siberians -- A hundred Jewish generals -- Cabbage soup in Hell -- Endurance -- The pilot who crawled -- The thirteenth commandment -- Tracking the Tirpitz -- Cemetery under the Barents Sea -- Waltzing with the queen -- "The wounded won the war" -- The high cost of victory.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Soviet Union -- History -- German occupation, 1941-1944.
ISBN 0786708565
9780786708567
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