By Sven Hassel, Jean Ure
The Washington put up calls Sven Hassel “a exceptional storyteller,” and his sequence of novels approximately existence in Hitler’s military have offered within the thousands. during this wartime event, his solid of characters is stuck up with the “Disciplinary Regiment,” a tank regiment that doesn’t even have a tank to its identify. along with a number of hardened killers wearing filthy rags and stinking to excessive heaven, they’re engaged in combating a brutal conflict opposed to the Russians. Then without warning the orders swap: they’re despatched to Hamburg, the place their subsequent task might be shield accountability for the bestial Gestapo.
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If anyone had the opportunity to give a lead in proposing radical change it was he. Given the deference accorded to the holder of that office, and the important fact that nothing was more crucial for an ambitious official than the opinion held of him by the Gensek, colleagues and subordinates would, in many cases, suppress their doubts about the wisdom of the leader’s policies rather than openly challenge them, even in sessions of the Politburo. ”32 The mixture of Gorbachev’s gifts of persuasion and the power and prestige of his position meant that senior colleagues were generally either carried along by his ideas or somewhat reticent in their opposition to them—often a mixture of both.
Herrmann and Richard Ned Lebow, “Policymakers and the Cold War’s End: Micro and Macro Assessments of Contingency,” to appear in the Cold War History Bulletin. 21. Alexander Demandt, Der Fall Roms: die Auflosung des romischen Reiches im Urteil der Nachwelt (Munich: Beck, 1984), p. 695, found 210 causes for the fall of Rome in the historical literature since 1600. 22. Paul W. Schroeder, “World War I as Galloping Gertie: A Reply to Joachim Remak,” Journal of Modern History 44 (September 1972), pp.
254–354, and “The Paradox of State Strength: Transnational Relations, Domestic Structures, and Security Policy in Russia and the Soviet Union,” International Organization 49 (Winter 1995), pp. 1–38; Lévesque, The Enigma of 1989, pp. 38–41, and passim. 17. For recent works on Stalin that address this question, see Dimitri Volkogonov, Stalin: Triumph and Tragedy (New York: Grove, Weidenfeld, 1988); Robert C. Tucker, Stalin in Power: The Revolution from Above, 1938–1941 (New York: Norton, 1990); Zubok and Pleshakov, Inside the Kremlin’s Cold War, and Robert C.