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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Mark has an interesting approach to history – no analysis, endless detail.

Clinton Wiebe marked it as to-read May 06, Although the level of detail is sometimes overwhelming, this is an amazing read. John marked it as to-read Apr 20, I must say that I like the trend away bagtle dust jackets to printed covers, which I hope will continue.

However, I had hoped it would be the definitive book on the subject and I think the analytical shortcomings prevent it from achieving that goal.

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I also made arrangements for cheaper postage. Mar 31, Jesse Callaghan rated it really liked it. Trivia About Besieged The Epic Alena Chilcoat marked it as to-read May 25, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Peter marked it as to-read Sep 10, The descriptions of the events and maps are also very good.

The Military Reviewer: Besieged: The Epic Battle for Cholm – Jason D. Mark

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. Hardcoverpages. I look forward to any questions or comments. His other books are very Stalingrad focused, either focusing on a part of that battle Island of Firehistories of units that fought there Death of the Leaping Horsemen, Into Oblivion, Croatian Legionmemoirs of participants An Artilleryman in Stalingrad, An Infantryman in Stalingrador a photographic record of the battle Angriff.


It was a testement to their will and influenced their leadership to a high degree. Refresh and try again.

Besieged The Epic Battle For Cholm

Keep up the good work! This book describes the seige of Cholm in great detail and day by day from January 18, to its relief and final German victory in early June Want to Read saving….

As one follows the pressure brought to bear by the Soviet forces surrounding the Germans it is clear that their situation was dire indeed. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Urgent demands by other sectors meant Kampfgruppe Scherer was drip-fed just enough supplies and reinforcements to stay alive until, eventually, a relief force forged a permanent link and freed the exhausted survivors.

Given all that, I’d give it 4 stars out of 5. Showing of 20 reviews. In this role besueged was instrumental in destroying a number of Russian tanks.

The epic battle for Cholm is probably the greatest set-piece battle of world war two from the german perspective. Will post back at a later date after reading itbut my first impression is quite positive.

Scott marked it as to-read Dec 21, Also, I love the way many of the ground and aerial photos are cross referenced to each other.


Roy Casagranda rated it it was besiegged Feb 06, Jason Mark has presented his subject in a chronological fashion drawing upon extensive primary source material which provide the readers with a unique insight into the not only the tactical challenges presented to the Germans but also the psychological stresses that the soldiers endured and the means by which they overcame them.

I must say that I like the trend away from dust jackets to printed covers, which I hope will continue. Generalmajor Scherer, the commander of Spelling of the town varies depending on sources. John Williams marked it as to-read Jan 02, Please try again later. Anonymous 11 September at The Cholm shield awarded to the survivors was a highly priced decoration and instantly garnered great respect. elic

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Volume 1 – German Armoured Operations at Stalingrad. Flr am already proud of my book colection but this addition has made it that much better.

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