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❰Read❯ ➫ Black Edelweiss: A Memoir of Combat and Conscience by a Soldier of the Waffen-SS Author Johann Voss – Izmirescort.pro Originally written while the author was a prisoner of the US Army in 1945–46 Black Edelweiss is a boon to serious historians and WWII buffs alike In a day in which most memoirs are written at half a Originally written while the author was a prisoner of the US Army in 1945–46 Black Edelweiss is a boon to serious historians and WWII buffs alike In a day in which most memoirs are written at half a century’s distance the former will be gratified by the author’s precise recall facilitated by the chronologically short range a matter of one to seven years at which the events were captured in writing Both will appreciate and enjoy the abundantly detailed exceptionally accurate combat episodes Eventhan the strictly military narrative however the author has crafted a searingly candid view into his own mind and soul As such Black Edelweiss is muchthan a ripping yarn or a low level military history Black Edelweiss joins not only the growing body of German military memoirs but theselectnarrowly focused group of personal memoirs by other Waffen SS enlisted men Beyond the microcosmic view of combat these books relate—to the extent that they are honest and candid—such books are important for what they can reveal about their authors’ motivations and reflections on those imp.

Ulses and their conseuences To date these works differ significantly As it joins the ranks of the books in this genre Black Edelweiss makes a uniue and very important contribution It is a true personal account of the author’s war years first at school and then with the Waffen SS which he joined early in 1943 at the age of seventeen For a year and a half the author fought as a machine gunner in SS Mountain Infantry Regiment 11 Reinhard Heydrich mainly in the arctic and sub arctic reaches of Soviet Karelia and Finland and later at the Western frontier of the Third Reich The characters in the story are real and the conversations and actions are recounted to the best of his ability from the short distance at which he wrote the manuscript in 1945–46 Apart from the piercing insights into the uestion of why the German soldier fought as he did what makes this book truly uniue is the author’s anguished yet resolute examination of the dialectic between the honorable and valorous comportment of his comrades and the fundamentally reprehensible conduct of about 35000 men behind.

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    Kindle izmirescort.pro ☆ Black Edelweiss: A Memoir of Combat and Conscience by a black book, edelweiss: kindle, memoir pdf, combat pdf, conscience pdf, soldier ebok, waffen ss mobile, Black Edelweiss: pdf, A Memoir pdf, A Memoir of Combat epub, Edelweiss: A Memoir pdf, Edelweiss: A Memoir of Combat pdf, Black Edelweiss: A Memoir of Combat and Conscience by a Soldier of the Waffen-SS eBookI'm really impressed by Voss' prose style and his eye for what matters in a particular situation He wrote this in captivity at the age of 20 21 which makes it all the remarkable untainted by retrospection or future constraints on the controversial subject of The Waffen SS As such this is another of the remarkable documents written by young soldiers rather than high ranking officers wishing to protect their reputationThe description of action against Russian Finnish and American foes is unembellished and thus remains convincing His portrayal of pre war Germany and the glimpses of Germany at


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