The influenza epidemic of 1918 was the greatest human disaster of the 20th century and most likely in all recorded history. This is a moving, unique and highly prescient history, filled with eye-witness accounts.
Siberia's story is traditionally one of exiles, penal colonies and unmarked graves. They tell the story of how, ever since entering Russian culture under the influence of Catherine the Great, piano music has run through the country like blood.
Stripping away the many lays of Nazi and Allied propaganda, Reuth argues that Rommel's life symbolises the German tragedy: to have followed Hitler into the abyss, and to have considered that to be his duty.
The Red Army had much to avenge when it finally reached the frontiers of the Reich in January 1945. Political instructors rammed home the message of Wehrmacht and SS brutality. This title reconstructs the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse, telling a story of pride, revenge and savagery.