Life Can Be Cruel: The Story of a German P.O.W. in Russia



Originally published in 1960, this compact book tells the true story of a German soldier: from his early childhood during the First World War, through to his harrowing experiences on the frontline during the Word War II, culminating in his capture by the Red Army on 20 December 1942…

An astonishing first-hand account.



Life Can Be Cruel

Pub Date : 2017-02-07 | Author : H. R. R. Furmanski | Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781787204010
ISBN 13 : 1787204014

Originally published in 1960, this compact book tells the true story of a German soldier: from his early childhood during the First World War, through to his harrowing experiences ..



After Stalingrad

Pub Date : 2016-03-30 | Author : Albert Holl | Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781473856141
ISBN 13 : 1473856140

The battle for Stalingrad has been studied and recalled in exhaustive detail ever since the Red Army trapped the German 6th Army in the ruined city in 1942. But most of these accou..


Life And Fate

Pub Date : 2012-06-13 | Author : Vasily Grossman | Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 9781590176542
ISBN 13 : 1590176545

A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale ..


The Women In The Castle

Pub Date : 2017-03-28 | Author : Jessica Shattuck | Publisher : HarperCollins

ISBN 10 : 9780062563682
ISBN 13 : 0062563688

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE NEW CHAPTER GoodReads Choice Awards Semifinalist "Moving . . . a plot that surprises and devastates."—New York Times ..


Soldaten On Fighting Killing And Dying

Pub Date : 2012-09-25 | Author : Sonke Neitzel | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781849839501
ISBN 13 : 1849839506

In November 2001, as the world still reeled from the attack on the Twin Towers, German historian Sonke Neitzel discovered an extraordinary cache of documents from the Second World ..


Slaughterhouse Five

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Kurt Vonnegut | Publisher : Dial Press

ISBN 10 : 9780385333849
ISBN 13 : 0385333846

Billy Pilgrim returns home from the Second World War only to be kidnapped by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore, who teach him that time is an eternal present..


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