The Storm of Steel: From the Diary of a German Storm-troop Officer on the Western Front

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Constable (ex. 1), 1929 - History - 319 pages
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Ernst Jünger var tysk højreradikal forfatter, der deltog i både 1.- og 2. Verdenskrig. Under 1. Verdenskrig kæmpede han på Vestfronten i fire år som løjtnant og blev såret 7 gange. Han blev dekoreret med den højeste tyske millitære orden "Pour le Mérite" for tapperhed. I bogen beskriver Ernst Jünger sin deltagelse i skyttegravskrigen på Vestfronten under 1. Verdenskrig, og de slag han deltog i mod britiske og franske tropper.

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User Review  - Brian Gilchrist - Goodreads

an interesting book in that the writer's narrative comes from a German infantry soldier. there is speak of politics or for the fatherland, or any other romanticism often seen in other wartime ... Read full review

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"come on lad. get up, don't give up". you can give your all so many times A brilliant book, a great book. Horrifying in its realistic greatness. Power, nationalistic passion, verve—the German book on ... Read full review


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Ernst Junger (1895-1998) was born in Heidelberg. He ran away from school and volunteered to join the German army. Fighting throughout the war, he recorded his experiences in several books, most famously in In Stahlgewittern (Storm of Steel).

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