Good novels from a soldiers point of view

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Slash
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Good novels from a soldiers point of view

Post by Slash » 18 Jul 2003 05:29

I have recently finished All quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque and was just wondering if there were any other books similar to it.

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Post by Polynike » 18 Jul 2003 14:20

Forgotten Soldier by Guy Sajer
Through Hell for Hitler Henry Mettleman

try these

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Post by Juha Hujanen » 18 Jul 2003 14:55

Here's few:

Ernst Kern-War Diary 1941-1945: A Report.

Werner Adamczyk-Feur!.An Artilleryman's Life On The Eastern Front.

Heinrich-The Cross Of Iron.

Oskars Perro-Fortress Cholm.

Leon Degrelle-Campaign In Russia.

Max Kuhnert-Will We See Tomorrow?.A German Cavalryman At War 1939-1942.

Werner Woltersdorf-Gods Of War:Memoirs Of A German Soldier.

Landua-Goodbye Transylvania.

Klaus Heck-Before You Cast The Second Stone.

Jan Montyn-A Lamb To Slaughter.

Cheers/Juha

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Post by USAF1986 » 19 Jul 2003 02:06

In no particular order, some of my favorite war/military novels:

Crack of Doom – Willi Heinrich (of The Cross of Iron fame)

The Thin Red Line – James Jones

12 O'Clock High – Beirne Lay, Jr. & Sy Bartlett

The Naked and the Dead – Norman Mailer

The Caine Mutiny – Herman Wouk

The War Lover – John Hersey

The Sand Peebles – Richard McKenna

Tramp in Armor – Colin Forbes

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Shawn

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Post by Slash » 19 Jul 2003 07:44

woha, thats alot of of books, so out of all of them which one would be the best? (i don't think i would have enough time to read them all!)

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Re: Good novels from a soldiers point of view

Post by Pips » 15 Jul 2021 00:20

I recommend anything by Harold Calin, he really captures the essence of soldier combat. My favourite is "Return To The Ardennes", set in the Battle Of The Bulge.

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