Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

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Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by Dutto1 » 03 Dec 2012 12:50

Not another book on the Battle of Berlin some readers may say ? This book Bloody Streets,The Soviet Assualt on Berlin April 1945,sets the standard of all previous works before it and still nothing has been published since that comes near it.

This large format book written by Stephan Hamilton describes The Battle of Berlin in 1945 using lots of new material that was unused by Cornielius Ryan in his book The Last Battle which was published way back in 1966.Stephan Hamilton creates a rich text that demonstrates a excellent tactical understanding of the fighting in and around Berlin in 1945.The text has lots of accounts from the participants and a large section at the back of the book is accounts from Germans who tried to escape Berlin after the surrender in May, 1945.What makes this book unique is the use of areial imagery to demonstrate the progress of the fighting in the City.The book is also lavishly illustrated with hundreds of photographs many never seen before.

Anyone who has an interest in WW2 or The Batlle of Berlin,this is a must have book

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by Jeff Leach » 03 Dec 2012 17:46

Too bad it is out-of-print and the volumes I saw were priced from £289 - £481.

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by Dutto1 » 03 Dec 2012 18:48

I was lucky to get a copy in November 2009 before they went out of print.They go for crazy money now.

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by trespasser07 » 05 Jun 2013 09:39

Guys don't spend lots of cash on this book now, as I have spoke to the publisher and they are issuing a rewritten version of the book in 2014-15 over two volumes. I would wait it out and save a lot of cash.

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"We believe in what we do!" - written in Friedrich Rainer's Guestbook by Odilo Globocnik in April 1943.

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by Howling Wolf » 20 Jun 2016 11:03

trespasser07 wrote:Guys don't spend lots of cash on this book now, as I have spoke to the publisher and they are issuing a rewritten version of the book in 2014-15 over two volumes. I would wait it out and save a lot of cash.

Regards.
Have you heard anything recently from the publisher Helion about the reprint ?

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by Annelie » 20 Jun 2016 11:45

In 2009 I paid $73.00 for this book.

It is a large book size 9 x 12 and 403 pages.
Weight quite a bit about 5 lbs.

Will there be new information in the two new books or just
making two books out of this large one?

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by krichter33 » 21 Jun 2016 01:42

I've been waiting for a reprint as well...I would love to buy it but it sells for an insane amount!!!

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by krichter33 » 22 Jun 2016 01:42

...anyone willing to sell it? ;)

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by Jan-Hendrik » 22 Jun 2016 09:11

Would be better to translate an actualisized version of the Venghaus....

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by Annelie » 22 Jun 2016 12:18

Would be better to translate an actualisized version of the Venghaus....
Yes, I am surprised that it hasn't been translated into English.
All those first hand accounts.

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by trespasser07 » 15 Jul 2016 16:02

I will contact them and see what they have planned.

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"We believe in what we do!" - written in Friedrich Rainer's Guestbook by Odilo Globocnik in April 1943.

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by krichter33 » 16 Jul 2016 06:05

Thanks!

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by krichter33 » 22 Jul 2016 01:29

Any news?

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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by Virginian » 08 Mar 2019 03:16

Apparently 2nd edition scheduled for publication in November of this year.
https://www.helion.co.uk/new-and-forthc ... l?___SID=U
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Re: Bloody Streets The Soviet Assault on Berlin April 1945

Post by chinesefox » 08 Mar 2019 12:25

'scheduled for publication in November of this year.'

November of this year?

well,people better not to hold their breath while they are waiting, after all, this is Helion we are talking about.

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