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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One of the best books I have ever read about any subject. If you are interested in WW1, read this book. If you are interested in the life of a German Soldier, read this book. If you love history, or ... Read full review

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A memoir about the 4 years (!!) Jünger spent fighting for Germany in WWI. He moved up to being an officer, was wounded 6 times (so spent some time in hospital), and spent much of that 4 years fighting ... Read full review


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About the author (1929)

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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