The worst part is they were the sniper hated by both. Wounded at voroshilovsk, he experimented with a russian sniperrifle while. The screenplay was written by annaud and alain godard. Sniper on the eastern front by albrecht wacker waterstones. This page is in no way intended to glorify the amount of people these soldiers have killed, it is intended to recognize the manner in which these soldiers excelled at accomplishing the misson assigned to them in a time of war. From reading notes of a russian sniper one gets a clear idea of what it must have been like for a young sailor volunteering to the front lines and fighting his way into the history books. The battle for stalingrad, which describes the events surrounding the battle of stalingrad in the winter of 1942 and 1943. Notes of a russian sniper by vassili zaitsev is a very fair book. The sniper by james riordan takes place in stalingrad during world war ii and is the true story of a female sniper in the battle of stalingrad. British historian frank ellis, in his 20 book the stalingrad cauldron. The hows and whys of the gun and the sniper themselves the variations, the techniques, everything that makes the complete sniper of the past. His exploits, including a famous duel with a nazi sniper, remain the stuff. He gives great descriptions of the people around him and rarely attempts to hog the spotlight, even in his own book. Notes of a russian sniper paperback pen and sword books.
German sniper sniped by a russian sniper lthrbreeches. This book is a rare firsthand account by a ruthlessly efficient german. You can try sniper on the easter front by albrecht wacker about sepp alleberger, a crack german sniper on ww2 credited with 257 kills and possibly responsible for 5x more. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous. Lennemi aux portes is a 2001 war film directed and cowritten by jeanjacques annaud and based on william craigs 1973 nonfiction book enemy at the gates. World war 2 movies day of 1944 russian sniper action movies 2017 with english subtitles duration.
Loads of pictures, but more importantly to me was the text. On one side was vasily zaitsev, the soviet armys deadliest sniper, with. The soviet and german armies in world war ii used hordes of. He encounters many atrocities committed by the russians and feels revulsion towards their acts, for one thing they shouldnt have been there, if germany hadnt invaded russia the russians wouldnt have been at war and the horrors he encountered wouldnt have.
This is a pro soviet union story of zaitsevs exploits in the great patriotic war. As such, the ugliness of war and the graphic twin evils of fascist germany and soviet russia at each others throats are plainly described using the unique vehicle of viewing life through the telescopic perspective of a german sniper. In his autobiography notes of a russian sniper, zaitsev himself describes how he. In 1943, there were more than 2,000 female soviet snipers in the red army. Josef sepp allerberger was the second most successful sniper of the german. Wounded at voroshilovsk, he experimented with a russian sniperrifle while convalescing and so. Unlike many militaries at the time, the soviet union made use of women as snipers. And secondly, this book is a genuine historical relic of sniper development, capabilities and techniques in the german army circa wwii. This book is a rare firsthand account by a ruthlessly efficient german sniper of life and death during the bitter conflict that followed the nazi invasion of russia. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content.
There she became one of 2,000 female snipers in the red army although female soldiers were still just 2. Customers who viewed this item also viewed these digital items. Sniper on the eastern front is for me a difficult book to get my head around, its the view and accounts of a german sniper in russia. The russian sniper vassili zaitsev stalks the germans, taking them out one by one, thus hurting the morale of the german troops. Being the memoirs of a german sniper on the eastern front, i was expecting a. War of the rats is a world war ii fiction novel written by david l. Especially great read for anyone who has seen enemy at the gates and wishes to understand. The memoirs of a german soldier on the eastern front. The story focuses in on the lives of two expert snipers, a russian and a german, each with the goal of killing the other. The book describes the cruelty and barbarity of the war very detailed. Anyone interested in sniping in general, german sniper rifles, german sniper optics would find this book as interesting as i did.
This shopping feature will continue to load items when the enter key is pressed. Prior to 10 november 1942, he killed 32 axis soldiers with a standardissue rifle. The original american sniper from deadly shootouts duration. Time to hunt by stephen hunter, point of impact by stephen hunter, sniper one. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Between 10 november 1942 and 17 december 1942, during the battle of stalingrad. Our low prices are the best prices on professional grade equipment. The book is an interesting biography and treatise on what it takes to be. The political officer danilov leads him on, publishing his efforts to give his countrymen some hope. The greatest sniper duel in history is a myth war is boring medium. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page.966 1295 54 1147 195 459 718 352 271 81 1454 40 340 36 1315 1551 1236 1233 1526 40 206 440 69 504 297 437 936 252 1244 1108 565 484 72