Hardcover $30.00

Random House | Jun 05, 2012 | 400 Pages | 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9781400066926

  • Hardcover$30.00

    Random House | Jun 05, 2012 | 400 Pages | 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9781400066926

  • Ebook$13.99

    Random House | Jun 05, 2012 | 400 Pages | ISBN 9780679645177

Praise

Advance praise for Stalin’s General
 
“At long last we have a full biography of Marshal Zhukov. Geoffrey Roberts has written a well-informed, judiciously balanced, and lively account, covering not only Zhukov’s role in 1941–1945 as a frontline commander and Stalin’s closest military advisor but also his formative experiences in the prewar Red Army, his complex family relationships, his place in Cold War military planning, and his lapses into political disfavor under both Stalin and Khrushchev. There is a wealth of new material here, including firsthand insights from Zhukov’s relatives. A three-dimensional picture emerges of the peasant boy who became the greatest general of World War II. This is a splendid book, comprehensively detailed, readily understood, and it is essential reading for anyone interested in the Russian-German conflict or the Soviet experience.”—Evan Mawdsley, author of December 1941 and Thunder in the East

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