By Willy Peter Reese
A Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of warfare, Russia 1941-44 is the haunting memoir of a tender German soldier at the Russian entrance in the course of global battle II. Willy Peter Reese used to be in simple terms two decades previous whilst he discovered himself marching via Russia with orders to take no prisoners.
Three years later he used to be lifeless. Bearing witness to--and engaging in--the atrocities of struggle, Reese recorded his reflections in his diary, abandoning an clever, touching, and illuminating viewpoint on existence at the jap entrance. He documented the carnage perpetrated by way of either side, the destruction which used to be exacerbated via the younger soldiers' starvation, frostbite, exhaustion, and their day-by-day fight to outlive. And he wrestled along with his personal sins, with the conclusion that what he and his fellow squaddies had performed to civilians and enemies alike used to be unforgivable, along with his transforming into expertise of the Nazi guidelines towards Jews, and together with his deep disillusionment with himself and his fellow men.
An foreign sensation, A Stranger to Myself is an unforgettable account of fellows at struggle.
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