Berlin : The Downfall: 1945
by Antony Beevor
Editor: Penguin Books Ltd
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THE NUMBER A BEST SELLER’ RECOUNTS, DISCHARGEING THE RETAIL AND WITH FORMIDABLE DExterity, HITLER REICH’ S CRUTALE-AFFRES DEATH BETWEEN THE HANDS OF THE PILLARDS OF THE RED ARMY’ Boyd Tonkin, Independent’ Makes we feel chaos and fear, as if every dropirresistible, readable, well documented, and beautifully written Simon Sebag Montefiore, Spectator An irresistibly compellingly narrator An, of terrible events that they still have the power to provoke wonder and fright’ Adam Sisman, Observer A masterpiece’ Michael Burleigh, Tutor’ Brilliant’.Combines a soldier’s understanding of war’s realities with a novelist’s eye for detail’ Orlando Figes, The Sunday Times’ Startling, Cooling, ConvincingBeevor’s writing burns like a torch in the night in a landscape of ruins ” LiteraryReview’ Powerful, diligently documented and beautifully writteneven better than Stalingrad’ Andrew Roberts, Mail on SundayThe Red Army had a lot of revenge when it finally reached the Reich border in January 1945.Instructional Politics brought the message of the Wehrmacht and the SS, of brutalityThe result was the most terrifying example of fire and sword ever known, with tanks crushing columns of refugees, by virtue of their titles, en masse, rape, looting and destruction.Hundreds of thousands of women and children died of cold weather or were massacred because leaders of the Nazi Party, refusing to face defeat, had banned the evacuation of civilians.More than seven million dollars fled westward from Red Army terrorAntony Beevor reconstructs the experiences of these millions of individuals caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich’s final collapse, telling a terrible story of pride, stupidity, fanatacism, revenge and savagery, but also an astonishing endurance, self-sacrifice and survival against all odds.
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