Dr David Stahel

Senior Lecturer in History
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 2 5114 5062
+61 02 6268 8879

LOCATION

Building 28
Room 209

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

David Stahel completed his undergraduate studies at Monash University and Boston College. He has an MA in War Studies from King's College London and a PhD in 2007 from the Humboldt University in Berlin. He joined the University of New South Wales Canberra in 2012.

Media

  • Perfect Storms: Disasters that Changed the World. Episode 6: The Battle for Moscow
  • The Voice of Russia (Radio)
  • World War II: Battles Won and Lost (Episodes 1, 2 and 7)
  • World War II: Total War (Episodes 2, 3 and 6).

Courses Taught

  • The Origins of Modern Warfare
  • World War II
  • Russian History
  • Operations in Modern Warfare

Research Interests and Projects

  • Nazi-Soviet Warfare 1941-1945
  • The Second World War
  • European military history

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Books

Stahel D, 2019, Retreat from Moscow A New History of Germany’s Winter Campaign, 1941-1942, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374249526

Stahel D, 2019, Moscú 1941 : la Battala por la Capital Sovietica, Ediciones Salamina, Malaga

Stahel D, 2018, Operación Tifon: la Marcha de Hitler sobre Moscú, Octubre de 1941, Ediciones Salamina, Malaga

Stahel D, 2018, Bitwa o Moskwę, Ksiazka i Wiedza, Warsaw

Stahel D, 2017, Kiev 1941: La batalla de Hitler por la supremacía en el Este, Ediciones Salamina, Malaga

Stahel D, 2015, The Battle for Moscow, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316103937

Stahel D, 2015, A batalha por Moscou: A Operação Tufão e o início da derrocada de Hitler, Manole, Sao Paolo

Stahel D, 2014, Operacja Tajfun: Marsz Hitlera na Moskwę w październiku 1941, Ksiazka i Wiedza, Warsaw

Stahel D, 2014, Kijów 1941: Walka Hitera o supremację na Wschodzie, Ksiazka i Wiedza, Warsaw

Stahel D, 2013, Operation Typhoon Hitler's March on Moscow, October 1941, 1st edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139547307

Stahel D, 2012, Operacja Barbarossa: klęska Niemiec na Wschodzie, Ksiazka i Wiedza, Warsaw

Stahel D, 2012, Kiev 1941. Hitler's Battle for Supremacy in the East, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139034449

Stahel D, 2009, Operation Barbarossa and Germany's Defeat in the East, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Book Chapters

Stahel D, 2020, 'Operation Barbarossa in the Letters of German Soldiers', in Luther C; Stahel D (ed.), Soldiers of Barbarossa: Combat, Genocide and Everyday Experiences on the Eastern Front, June-December 1941, Stackpole Books, pp. 1 - 15

Stahel D; Kay AJ, 2018, 'Introduction: Understanding Nazi Mass Violence', in Mass Violence in Nazi Occupied Europe, pp. 1 - 13, http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/product_info.php?products_id=809301

Stahel D; Kay AJ, 2018, 'Reconceiving Criminality in the German Army on the Eastern Front, 1941-1942', in Mass Violence in Nazi Occupied Europe, pp. 173 - 194

Stahel D, 2017, 'Introduction', in Joining Hitler's Crusade: European Nations and the Invasion of the Soviet Union, 1941, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108225281

Stahel D; Kay AJ; Rutherford J, 2012, 'Conclusion: Total War, Genocide and Radicalization', in Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941: Total War, Genocide and Radicalization, University of Rochester Press, Rochester, N.Y., pp. 314 - 320

Stahel D; Kay AJ; Rutherford J, 2012, 'Introduction', in Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941: Total War, Genocide and Radicalization, University of Rochester Press, Rochester, N.Y., pp. 1 - 18

Stahel D, 2012, 'Radicalizing Warfare - The German Command and the Failure of Operation Barbarossa', in Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941. Total War, Genocide and Radicalization, Rochester University Press, Rochester, pp. 19 - 44

Edited Books

Stahel D; Luther C, (ed.), 2020, Soldiers of Barbarossa: Combat, Genocide and Everyday Experiences on the Eastern Front, June-December 1941, Stackpole Books

Stahel D; Kay AJ, (ed.), 2018, Mass Violence in Nazi Occupied Europe, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana

Stahel D, (ed.), 2017, Joining Hitler's Crusade: European Nations and the Invasion of the Soviet Union, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108225281

Stahel D; Kay AJ; Rutherford J, (eds.), 2012, Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941: Total War, Genocide and Radicalization, Rochester University Press, Rochester, N.Y.

Journal articles

Stahel D; Kay AJ, 2020, 'Crimes of the Wehrmacht: A Re-evaluation', Journal of Perpetrator Research, vol. 3, pp. 95 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.21039/jpr.3.1.29

Stahel D, 2018, 'The battle for Wikipedia: The new age of ‘lost victories’?', Journal of Slavic Military Studies, vol. 31, pp. 396 - 402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13518046.2018.1487198

Stahel D, 2018, 'La derrota de Hitler en el este', Desperta Ferro, vol. XVI, pp. 28 - 34

Stahel D, 2017, 'The Wehrmacht and National Socialist Military Thinking', War in History, vol. 24, pp. 336 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0968344515614049

Stahel D, 2017, 'Grinding to a Halt: Operation Barbarossa', Wartime, pp. 20 - 27

Stahel D, 2015, 'Rediscovering Operation Barbarossa - The Importance of the Military Campaign', Beiträge zur Geschichte des Nationalsozialismus, vol. 30, pp. 59 - 87, http://www.wallstein-verlag.de/9783835314924-kriegfuehrung-und-hunger-1939-1945.html

Stahel D, 2015, 'Writing the Nazi-Soviet War', War in History, vol. 22, pp. 235 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0968344515582242

Stahel D, 2015, 'The Battle of Berlin', Wartime, pp. 24 - 29

Stahel D, 2014, 'Operation Bagration', Wartime, pp. 52 - 56

Stahel D, 2013, 'Barbarossa Derailed: The Battle for Smolensk, 10 July-10 September 1941, vol 2, The German Advance on the Flanks and the Third Soviet Counteroffensive, 25 August-10 September 1941', JOURNAL OF MILITARY HISTORY, vol. 77, pp. 371 - 372, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000313466300065&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Stahel D, 2013, 'The Wehrmacht Retreats: Fighting a Lost War, 1943', WAR IN HISTORY, vol. 20, pp. 135 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0968344512461778h

Stahel D, 2013, 'Kursk - Prelude to Defeat', Wartime, pp. 20 - 25

Stahel D, 2012, 'Why Stalin's Soldiers Fought: The Red Army's Military Effectiveness in World War II', WAR IN HISTORY, vol. 19, pp. 529 - 531, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0968344512454380h

Stahel D, 2012, 'Why Germany Nearly Won: A New History of the Second World War in Europe', JOURNAL OF MILITARY HISTORY, vol. 76, pp. 913 - 914, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000306445500050&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Stahel D, 2011, 'Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin', JOURNAL OF MILITARY HISTORY, vol. 75, pp. 320 - 322, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000286368300054&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1