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A vivid description of War on the eastern front,
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This review is from: In Deadly Combat: A German Soldier's Memoir of the Eastern Front (Modern War Studies) (Paperback)
Gottlob Biderman first hand account of Germany's Russian war is a riveting account of the ordinary Wehrmacht soldier. Gottlob Biderman served with the 132nd Infantry Division and saw action from the Crimea to Kurland and then into captivity in the Russian camps, the fact that he survived is an achievement to be able to relate his experiences in such detail is a triumph. The amount of combat experience Gottlob Biderman experienced on the eastern front allows him to give impressive insight into the deadly killing zone that War in Russian became. But through all this the comradeship between the soldiers comes to the fore, for them in this life and death struggle they leaned on each other. They tended there wounded and buried the dead and moved forward to the next encounter knowing that eventually they would meet at the end of there journey. Compelling reading.