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Ernst Jünger (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).
No as good as I expected it would be. None the less, it is a first-hand account of WWI from the trenches which is of immeasurable value as a historical document.Published 10 days ago by SRJ
Read this book cover to cover twice while on airline flights. One outstanding read. If one wants some "feel"
for what it may have been like in WW1 trench warfare this... Read more
Ernst Jünger (1885 - 1998) was an elite storm troop commander during the first world war, and an author whose aestheticization of industrial violence earned him a solid if... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cassian Ardent
I have always been more interested in the stories of individuals, rather than armies. The author deserved ten stars for surviving his horrible war and having the wits left about... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Matthew J. Brennan
Ernst Junger's memoir of his service in World War I makes a sharp and well-written contrast to Erich Maria Remarque's classic All Quiet on the Western Front. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bill Bruno
This is a truly compelling account of WW1 trench warfare from the German side of the line. I've read the most famous accounts from the English side - by individual soldiers: - A... Read morePublished 2 months ago by D. J. Leedham
Interesting insight from a German infantryman about life in the trenches facing the French and English adversary.
World War One is in my opinion quite fascinating. Read more