Novosti Press Agency Publishing House. Hardcover. 4to. Grey cloth boards stamped with red and white lettering. No dust jacket as issued. Mild rubbing/bumping to corners and spine ends. Very good plus. Very good +. Item #22389
Black and white photographs by Georgi Zelma, Izvestia war correspondent, taken between July 1942 and February 1943, "mainly in the battle zone of the 62nd Army." Text and photo captions in Russian and English: "When the war was at its height, this word [Stalingrad] imported a crunching sound, as the backbone of the fascist beast who had reached the Volga was broken. That crunch was heard throughout the world."