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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Ernst Jungers account of WWI has all the hallmarks of a great memoir. He discussses his experiences frankly but without over-egging the 'bad stuff.' A clear but energetic style makes Jungers book a must-read to get an insight into the Great war. Read full review

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Storm of Steel is written by the slightly controversial Ernst Jünger. Soldier, war-hero, philosopher, writer. In this particular book, EJ describes his time as a soldier in the German army during ... 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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