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Heaven and Hell The War Diary of a German Paratrooper

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ISBN-10: 0752458221

ISBN-13: 9780752458229

Edition: N/A

Authors: Louise Willmot, Martin P�ppel, Martin P�ppel

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A unique wartime memoir describes how an eager Hitler Youth became a German paratrooper and a war-weary veteran of Holland, Norway, Crete, Russia, Italy, Normandy, and the Rhine Following a short description of the author's Hitler Youth membership from 1933, this extraordinary narrative describes his training for the paratroops in Stendal in 1938--they all knew the war was coming--revealing his own rebellious streak as well as the uncritical fervor with which he and his comrades welcomed that war. This is a deeply personal book from a man who was there from beginning to end: Poland 1939, Holland and Narvik 1940, Crete 1941, Russia 1941-1943, Sicily and Southern Italy 1943, Normandy 1944,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: History Press Limited, The
Publication date: 5/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

This is how it all began
To Poland
Parachute drop in Holland 10 May 1940
Narvik 1940
Crete, our Island of Destiny
Russia 1941/2
On Stand-by in the West
Russia 1942/3-Central Sector
Sicily 1943
Southern Italy 1943
Normandy 1944 - The Allied Invasion
Retreat in the West, 1944
In Captivity - March 1945