“Hypnotic study of horrific Stalingrad campaign…Powerful unsparing portrait of war and its nightmares.”
Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland
“It was said that Stalingrad had been burning since August, since the dropping of the first German bombs.
There was not much joy in looking ahead: There was nothing lying in wait for us but death and destruction. There was no joy at all in looking back: What had passed was a nightmare best forgotten. So we stared instead towards the far-off river, the silver ribbon of the Volga, where the dancing rays of the autumn sun made shining rings in the water. And for a short while we were almost hypnotized into believing that the present could last forever, and the past could be wiped out and the future avoided…”
Translated into the following languages as:
HUNGARIAN:Az SS Tábornok