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Storm of steel

Author: Ernst Jünger
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Junger served in the German front line, fighting both the British and the French, for most of the war. Young, tough, patriotic but also disturbingly self-aware, he exulted in the war, which he saw not just as a great national struggle but - more importantly - as a unique personal struggle. Leading raiding parties, defending trenches against murderous British incursions, simply enduring as shells tore his comrades  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Personal narratives, German
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jünger, Ernst, 1895-1998.
Storm of steel.
London : Allen Lane, 2003
(OCoLC)700959334
Named Person: Ernst Jünger; Ernst Jünger
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Jünger
ISBN: 0713995947 9780713995947
OCLC Number: 52455537
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xxiv, 288 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: In the chalk trenches of Champagne; from Bazancourt to Hattonchatel; Les Eparges; Douchy and Monchy; Daily life in the trenches; the beginning of the battle of the Somme; Guillemont; the woods of St-Pierre-Vaast; retreat from the Somme; in the village of Fresnoy; against Indian opposition; Langemarck; Regnieville; Flanders again; the double battle of Cambrai; at the Cojeul river; the great battle; British gains; my last assault; we fight our way through.
Other Titles: In Stahlgewittern.
Responsibility: Ernst Jünger ; translated by Michael Hofmann.

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"Storm of Steel" is a war story that glorifies the heroism of the soldiers, while unflinchingly describing the brutality and horror of trench warfare. It challenges our perceptions of World War I  Read more...

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