October 14: Stalingrad and Kursk

 

Topics:
  The Eastern Front

Lecturer:
  Marek Chodakiewicz
 
Readings:
 

Required:
Overy, Russia's War, pp. 154-222.

Murray and Millett, A War to Be Won, pp. 374-410.


Recommended:
B.H. Liddell Hart, History of the Second World War (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1970), pp. 240-63 (pdf).

Murray and Millett, A War to Be Won, pp. 283-98.


Suggested:
Murray and Millett, A War to Be Won, pp. 262-303.

Antony Beevor, Stalingrad (New York: Viking, 1998).

David Glantz and Jonathan M. House, When Titans Clashed: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1995).

 
Additional Resources:
  Map: Russia, December 1941 - April 1942, from Hart, Second World War, p. 240.

Map: Hitler's Plans, Spring 1942, ibid., p. 246.

Map: German Advance to Stalingrad, ibid., p. 250.

Map: The Tide Turns in Russia, ibid., p. 262.