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Notes of a sniper : Vassili Zaitsev's account of the Battle of Stalingrad

Author: V G Zaĭt︠s︡ev; Neil Okrent
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : 2826 Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives, Russian
Named Person: V G Zaĭt︠s︡ev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V G Zaĭt︠s︡ev; Neil Okrent
ISBN: 0615121489 9780615121482
OCLC Number: 54510234
Notes: Originally published, 1956 under the title: Za Volgoǐ zemli dli︠a︡ nas ne bylo : zapiski snaǐpera.
Description: 281 pages, 12 pages of plates : illustrations, map (some color) ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Za Volgoĭ zemli dli︠a︡ nas ne bylo.
For us there was no land beyond the Volga :
Responsibility: edited by Neil Okrent ; translated by David Givens, Peter Kornakov, and Konstantin Kornakov.

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no need to buy the book

by rodros (WorldCat user published 2009-04-22) Excellent Permalink

no need to buy  this book get a russian original from russian official site http://militera.lib.ru/memo/russian/_zaytsev_/index.html and read it .Tell us what you think. Write a review of this item and share your opinions with others. Please be sure to focus...
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Fascinating Read

by NilsHaraldsen (WorldCat user published 2011-01-05) Excellent Permalink

The  impression I have of Zaitsev's book is his discussion of tactics. The Red Army snipers always created fallback positions, or if that was impossible, they shot once and immediately vacated for another location. And, they often worked in teams, because the spotter using binoculars, or a trench...
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