David Stahel

Senior Lecturer in History
Senior Lecturer

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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PUBLICATIONS

Books
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Stahel D, 2021, La Retirada de Moscú: una Historia Nueva de la Campaña de Invierno, 1941-1942, Ediciones Salamina, Málaga
2021
Stahel D, 2019, Moscú 1941 : la Battala por la Capital Sovietica, Ediciones Salamina, Malaga
2019
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
2019
Stahel D, 2018, Bitwa o Moskwę, Ksiazka i Wiedza, Warsaw
2018
Stahel D, 2018, Operación Tifon: la Marcha de Hitler sobre Moscú, Octubre de 1941, Ediciones Salamina, Malaga
2018
Stahel D, 2017, Kiev 1941: La batalla de Hitler por la supremacía en el Este, Ediciones Salamina, Malaga
2017
Stahel D, 2015, A batalha por Moscou: A Operação Tufão e o início da derrocada de Hitler, Manole, Sao Paolo
2015
Stahel D, 2015, The Battle for Moscow, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316103937
2015
Stahel D, 2014, Operacja Tajfun: Marsz Hitlera na Moskwę w październiku 1941, Ksiazka i Wiedza, Warsaw
2014
Stahel D, 2014, Kijów 1941: Walka Hitera o supremację na Wschodzie, Ksiazka i Wiedza, Warsaw
2014
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
2013
Stahel D, 2012, Kiev 1941. Hitler's Battle for Supremacy in the East, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139034449
2012
Stahel D, 2012, Operacja Barbarossa: klęska Niemiec na Wschodzie, Ksiazka i Wiedza, Warsaw
2012
Stahel D, 2009, Operation Barbarossa and Germany's Defeat in the East, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
2009
Book Chapters
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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
2020
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
2018
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
2018
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
2017
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
2012
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
2012
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
2012
Edited Books
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Stahel D; Luther C, (ed.), 2020, Soldiers of Barbarossa: Combat, Genocide and Everyday Experiences on the Eastern Front, June-December 1941, Stackpole Books
2020
Stahel D; Kay AJ, (ed.), 2018, Mass Violence in Nazi Occupied Europe, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana
2018
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
2017
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.
2012
Journal articles
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Stahel D, 2021, 'Walter. Leningrad: The Advance of Panzer Group 4', The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, vol. 34, pp. 167 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13518046.2021.1923990
2021
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
2020
Stahel D, 2018, 'La derrota de Hitler en el este', Desperta Ferro, vol. XVI, pp. 28 - 34
2018
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
2018
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
2017
Stahel D, 2017, 'Grinding to a Halt: Operation Barbarossa', Wartime, pp. 20 - 27
2017
Stahel D, 2015, 'The Battle of Berlin', Wartime, pp. 24 - 29
2015
Stahel D, 2015, 'Writing the Nazi-Soviet War', War in History, vol. 22, pp. 235 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0968344515582242
2015
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
2015
Stahel D, 2014, 'Operation Bagration', Wartime, pp. 52 - 56
2014
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
2013
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
2013
Stahel D, 2013, 'Kursk - Prelude to Defeat', Wartime, pp. 20 - 25
2013
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
2012
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
2012
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Sub Theme
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