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Beevor is a former officer with the 11th Hussars who served in England and Germany cwida 5 years before resigning his commission. Meire Ella caoda it it was ok Aug bedlin, Trivia About The Fall of Berli To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Miijja rated it it was ok Jun 14, Alan Knight rated it it was ok Jan 19, But it can be read like a novel, just like Jonathan presumed.
Mads Kristian rated it it was ok Mar 20, Dejair rated it it was ok Apr 26, There are interesting stories to be told, and he presents several, but in the end there’s simply not enough to support a book of this length. Such discoveries make me question other ‘facts’ presented by an author.
Berlín : la caída, 1945
I agree with Manray9’s review. An aspect that troubled me in particular is that Beevor presents as fact, eyewitness accounts that I know are questioned by serious historians. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The final chapter where the psychology of the remaining German population is briefly raised is also interesting. I got lost in the book. Marilyn rated it it was ok Jun 23, Also it’s not really about Berlin and not even about the Bfevor but instead about the Soviets.
I’d place it on the better end of the non-fiction spectrum, Beevor lists his sources rather well. Antony Beevor reconstruye en este libro la ultima gran batalla europea de la segunda guerra mundial y la estremecedora agonia del Tercer Reich.
Return to Book Page. Page count correction and format 3 14 May 09, As a history buff, I found this book rather fascinating, although it’s not for the faint-of-heart. He has published several popular histories on the Second World War and 20th century in general. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Berlin. La Caida 1945
But it can be read like a …more No, it is not a novel. At the same time someone who attempts to deal with such a broad topic should be commended but brlin the author should have narrowed the scope significantly.
A LOT of detail about Soviet troop movements. It’s like reading a box score focused on a game’s final minutes when one team had absolutely no chance of winning. BerlinGermany. beevo
For me it just became a series of descriptions of numerous atrocities. There are conflicting statements and comparisons between Nazis and Soviets.
James rated it it was ok Jan 03, I think the cxida is written very good and the research is very complete but it was too much to get a good overview of the fall of Berlin. At the same time someone who attempts to deal with such a broad topic should be commended but maybe the author should have narrowed the scope si It is not a waste of time to read this as I learned a lot of details about the Eastern Front but I think that antpny wasn’t time well spent.
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Berlín : la caída, by Antony Beevor (2 star ratings)
It is not a waste of time to read this as I learned a lot of details about the Eastern Front but I think that it wasn’t time well spent. Beevor’s skills as a writer simply aren’t able to overcome the subject matter. Books by Antony Beevor. I wouldn’t recommend it as there are much better things to read but if you are looking for a light read that covers a lot of ground go for it. Want to Read saving…. Page count correction and format.
Refresh and try again. Dan Capone rated it it was ok Jun 13, Brigitt rated it it was berrlin Dec 19, He does an zntony job of making an interesting read out of a rather excruciatingly boring topic. There are interesting stories to be told, and he presents several, but in the end there’s simply not enough to support a book of this l Beevor’s skills as a writer simply aren’t able to overcome the subject matter.
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