Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (41 of 43)
Location: Mountain Ash, South Wales
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Born and bred in South wales and fierceley proud of it!
After a successful career in the British Army (Airborne Forces)and getting married to Silvia Zavillova from former Czechoslovakia I opted for a quieter life and am now a Fireman here in Wales.Member of Mumbles Lifeboat-crew.Fanatical Runner and climber, collecting German steel helmets (on and off) for 17 years (mutch to the irritation of sai… Read more


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The Forgotten Soldier (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS&hellip by Guy Sajer
41 of 43 people found the following review helpful
A spellbinding book in which Guy Sajer vivdly recalls his own personal fight for survival on the Eastern Front during WWII. Sajer, a half French Half German volunteered to serve in the German Army when he was still too young to understand what war was about, his book vivdly illustrates how he discovered over his three years on the Eastern Front just what he'd let himself in for.No punches are pulled in this masterpiece, every terrifying, gruesome agonising moment is included as he describes how the simple soldier clung to his own life. The inhumane existence of soldiers on both sides is described with all it's lice-ridden detail and the reader will be left with compassion for anyone brave… Read more

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