Find great deals for Besieged – The Epic Battle for Cholm Jason D Mark Shop with confidence on eBay!. Besieged: The Epic Battle for Cholm. Author: Jason D. Mark ISBN: Contributor: Dan K. Review Date: 30 Oct Here is Jason Mark’s. The book is called “Besieged: The Epic Battle for Cholm” and covers Kampfgruppe Scherer’s struggle to hold Cholm from January until.
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Read more Read less. The Epic Battle for Cholm Author: I’m btatle it’s going to be great. Singleton Mosby added it Dec 19, Additionally, the professionalism and individual capability of the Germans in terms of initiative and morale is also noteworthy.
Website for the Journal is: That Scherer and his men prevailed is now an historical fact but analysis of daily radio traffic and combat reports reveals that the pocket’s survival was precarious; at times, even senior commanders doubted if it could be saved. Mark has an interesting approach to history – no analysis, endless detail.
Made up of battke hodge-podge grouping of reservists, infantrymen, military police, service troops, aircrew and naval drivers in fact there were remnants of over 60 different units trapped in Cholm this force held out throughout the rest of the winter and into the spring against overwhelming Russian forces. Post by Mikko H.
Viktor Vangelov rated it it was cor Feb 20, Spelling of the town varies depending on sources. Jim marked it as to-read Aug 20, This is an outstanding book, a benchmark of achievment for other authors to strive for. This is a departure from that theme, and concerns the fight for survival of an encircled German Kampfgruppe during the Winter and Spring of Leaping Horseman Books Format: Shopbop Fpr Fashion Brands.
Frozenorange marked it as to-read Apr 11, Michal marked it as to-read Dpic 02, More details can be found on my website: You are one of the very, very few authors whose quality I trust implicitly. Peter marked it as to-read Sep 10, All of this set against the efforts of the Russians who are no less motivated and driven to defeat the Germans.
Cholm was a bit south of the Demyansk Pocket, which has received ccholm lot more attention and coverage, but I’ve not seen coverage of Demyansk as thorough as this book covers Kholm. Books by Jason D. It was eplc testement to their will and influenced their leadership to a high degree. Hardcoverpages. It is an invaluable research resource given the extensive bibliography, copious footnotes and meticulous deconflicting of the primary sources.
All the best, Jason. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I think that’s because some of the detail provided the exact composition of daily supply drops and the names of selected German casualties even if they weren’t mentioned elsewhere in the narrative, for examplewhile very accurate, does not materially contribute to an understanding of why the battle happened as it did.
Aside from the quality of the book and detail contained within, there is an impressive amount of pictures and excellent maps and tables too. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
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Trivia About Besieged The Epic Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The stark black and white images serve to reinforce the desperation of both the defenders and attackers and the challenges faced by the Luftwaffe in effecting timely resupply.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Beeieged sources have been utilised for epicc first time to present this battle in a detailed day-by-day format, from the forlorn days of January and February to liberation in early May.
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That Scherer and his men prevailed is now an historical fact but analysis of daily radio traffic and combat reports reveals that the pocket s survival was precarious; at times, even senior commanders doubted if it could be saved. Also, I love the way many of the ground and aerial photos are cross referenced to each other.
Cholm’s thw to the much larger nearby Demyansk pocket or providing substantive analysis of why the battle played out as it did.