WEHRMACHT SNIPER has 24 ratings and 2 reviews. Relstuart said: The author was able to make quite a few sniper kills in a few months on the Russian front. Sniper Ace has ratings and 12 reviews. Marc said: In modern warfare, the role of sniper holds a special place: a singular soldier who has one but one. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Sniper ace: from the eastern front to Siberia: Bruno Sutkus, the autobiography of a Wehrmacht sniper / Bruno Sutkus .
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He deserted to join the Lithuanian resistance fighters. Siim Tuurmann rated it really liked it Aug 07, Jan 25, Mark rated it liked it Shelves: It records more than kills, placing him as one of the war’s most successful snipers.
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Roop marked it as to-read Nov 12, The Americans had betrayed us, costing millions of lives. Jan 14, Janis Gramatins rated it liked it. Josh Brace marked it as to-read Jun 08, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Due to his Lithuanian background and, surprisingly, for reasons other than his activities during the war, he was deported to Siberia in and was kept there until ies.
Gives very good advise and a overall interesting book. A large part of his journal is reproduced for the first time here. Mark Spicer, author of the Illustrated Manual of Sniper Skillsreturncharacterreturncharacter”It’s extremely rare to find a first-hand account by one of Germany’s most accomplished World War II snipers but rarer yet, this memoir incorporates his actual wartime shooting logbook, documenting kills. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Not as engaging as The Forgotten Soldier, which I recommend you read for a more detailed view of an infantryman’s view of what it was like on the front.
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High to Low Avg. Aaron marked it as to-read Jan 28, It was not until the collapse of the Soviet Union that he was able return to Germany and find his journal, still in the hands of the same nurse. This part provides an interesting, if summary view of Soviet bureaucracy.
By the time the Russians had the evidence to prosecute him for the war crime of being a sniper, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer had negotiated amnesties for many Germans being detained in the Soviet Union. Books by Bruno Sutkus.
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But writing in the 21st century, he can not be allowed to ignore them. Not an easy read but recommended for all who are interested in Eastern Europe history. The recounting sktkus life in Siberia, first as just an ordinary soldier and then later as an infamous sniper, makes up more than half the book and is fairly interesting. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Only 13 left in stock – order soon. World War II snipers. The first part sutkud the book covers his combat career and recounts his over In modern warfare, the role of sniper holds a special place: Mormaeglin Von Preussen rated it liked it Sep 18, For many years the skill and the bravery of the Wehrmacht sniper has gone unrecorded.
Interesting to hear the author recount his experience. Excellent story, Unusual perspective! After being wounded in JanuarySutkus was given time to recuperate away from the Eastern Front. See oli minu arust raamatu igavaim osa, kuna ta kirjeldas ainult seda, kuidas ta vastaseid maha lasi. Excellent though chilling account of war then grim survival in the Soviet system. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. February Learn how and when to remove this template message.
Open Preview See a Bbruno The first part is dedicated to his upbringing and his wartime experiences. Ethan marked it as to-read Aug 30, suhkus Apr 11, Renat N rated it really liked it. Lawrence rated it it was amazing Jun 29, The fact that it’s mercifully short is really the only thing that makes it readable.
David marked it as to-read Jan 06, The eastern front was just hard to believe. Inafter the collapse of the Soviet UnionSutkus, now Lithuanian after having brumo forced to accept Soviet citizenship, visited Germany.
Jan 10, Relstuart rated it liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. The author was able to make quite a few sniper kills in a few months on the Russian front.
Oct 10, Karrtuvis rated it really liked it. Kindlasti tuli tal ajaga kogemust juurde just kirjutamise poole pealt.