Sniper on the Eastern Front download free [PDF and Ebook] by Albrecht Wacker

Sniper on the Eastern Front download free [PDF and Ebook] by Albrecht Wacker year 2016
  • Book name: Sniper on the Eastern Front
  • Author: Albrecht Wacker
  • Release date: 2016/10/8
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9781781590041
  • Rating: 8.75 of 10
  • Votes: 168
  • Review by: Saoirse Freund
  • Review rating: 7.42 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Total pages: 192
  • Includes a PDF summary of 22 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This book is a rare first-hand account by a ruthlessly efficient German sniper of life and death during the bitter conflict that followed the Nazi invasion of Russia. Josef 'Sepp' Allerberger was an Austrian conscript who qualified as a Wehrmacht machine-gunner and was drafted to the Southern sector of the Front in July 1942.After being wounded at Voroshilovsk, he experimented successfully with a captured Russian sniper-rifle whileconvalescing and returned to his unit as his regiment's only sniper specialist. In the gruelling months that followed, as the German Army was forced to withdraw under almost constant pressure from the Russians, Allerberger became the second most successful German sniper and one of the very few private soldiers to be awarded the coveted Knights Cross.This harrowing and graphic memoir provides a vivid insight to the atrocious conditions and brutal cruelty of this campaign. There was, we learn, no place for chivalry and few prisoners survived long after capture. Allerberger relates the cunning, discipline and fieldcraft that not only saw him survive during the near constant action but made him such a relentless assassin.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H31M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, World War 2 Books, Memoirs, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Land Forces & Warfare
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.63 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x14.22mm
  • Weight: 322.05g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Barnsley, United Kingdom

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