Download e-book for kindle: After Stalingrad: Seven Years as a Soviet Prisoner of War by Albert Holl,Tony Le Tissier

By Albert Holl,Tony Le Tissier

The conflict for Stalingrad has been studied and recalled in exhaustive aspect ever because the pink military trapped the German sixth military within the ruined urban in 1942. yet every one of these money owed end on the finish of the conflict, with columns of tens of hundreds of thousands of German infantrymen disappearing into Soviet captivity. Their destiny is never defined. this is the reason Adelbert Holl's harrowing and shiny memoir of his seven-year ordeal as a prisoner within the Soviet camps is such a big checklist in addition to an soaking up tale.
As he strikes from camp to camp around the Soviet Union, an unsparing inside of view of the criminal approach and its inhabitants of ex-soldiers emerges. He describes the lifestyle within the camps – the crowding, the dust, the chilly, the ubiquitous risk of ailment, the pressured marches, the indifference or cruelty of the guards – in actual element.
The Soviets handled German prisoners as slave labourers, operating them exhaustively, in usually appalling stipulations. The prisoners may well in simple terms struggled to outlive, to help one another, and desire opposed to wish to come back home.

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