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Sniper on the Eastern Front : the memoirs of Sepp Allerberger, Knight's Cross

Author: Sepp Allerberger; Albrecht Wacker
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire [England] : Pen & Sword Military, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, German
Named Person: Sepp Allerberger; Sepp Allerberger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sepp Allerberger; Albrecht Wacker
ISBN: 1844153177 9781844153176
OCLC Number: 82455260
Description: xii, 178 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Memoirs of Sepp Allerberger, Knight's Cross
Responsibility: [edited by] Albrecht Wacker.

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Josef "Sepp" Allerberger was the second most successful sniper of the German Wehrmacht and one of the few private soldiers to be honoured with the award of the Knight's Cross. In this memoir,  Read more...

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