By Willy Peter Reese
A Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of conflict, Russia 1941-44
is the haunting memoir of a tender German soldier at the Russian entrance in the course of international struggle II. Willy Peter Reese was once merely 20 years outdated whilst he discovered himself marching via Russia with orders to take no prisoners. 3 years later he was once useless. Bearing witness to--and engaging in--the atrocities of battle, Reese recorded his reflections in his diary, abandoning an clever, touching, and illuminating point of view on lifestyles at the japanese entrance. He documented the carnage perpetrated by way of each side, the destruction which used to be exacerbated by means of the younger squaddies' starvation, frostbite, exhaustion, and their day-by-day fight to outlive. And he wrestled together 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 turning out to be understanding of the Nazi guidelines towards Jews, and along with his deep disillusionment with himself and his fellow men.
An foreign sensation, A Stranger to Myself is an unforgettable account of fellows at war.
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