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Last Flight to Stalingrad

Last Flight to Stalingrad

Author(s): Graham Hurley

Location(s): Berlin, Volgograd (Stalingrad)

Genre(s): Historical, Thriller

Era(s): WW2

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Berlin, 1942.

For Werner Nehmann, a journalist at the Ministry of Propaganda, the dizzying victory of the last four years has felt like a party without end. But the Reich’s attention has turned East, and as winter sets in, the mood is turning.

Werner’s boss, Joseph Goebbels, can sense it. His words have propelled Germany towards its greater destiny and he won’t – he can’t – let morale falter now. But the Minister of Propaganda is uneasy and in his discomfort has pulled Werner into his close confidence.

And here, amid the power struggle between the Nazi Chieftains, Werner will make his mistake and begin his descent into the hell of Stalingrad…

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Author: Tina Hartas

Last Flight to Stalingrad is a book that exposes in all its horror the WW2 Eastern Front battle for the Southern Russian city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd). A battle of attrition and starvation. The...

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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