Hey Im currently looking for a book/novel to read about war, can be anything from past to present, preferably and adventure type but can also be
non-fiction, aswell as hold a good amount of infomation about that particular war would be good to, so give me any suggestions you might have.
My personal favourite is the "Tomorrow Series" - John Marsden.
I have read too many books about war to count, but I always find personal accounts of the foot soldiers the most compelling. There are a few which
stand out, but there is one I find the most incredible.
Read 'The Forgotten Soldier ' written by Guy Sajer. I read this book some years ago. It traces Guy Sajer's career as a German soldier in the
' Gross Deutschland ' division fighting on the Eastern Front in WWII. He was conscripted when he was 16 and witnessed the apocalypse of the E front
from the harsh training of the German army to the final hellish battles of the NE Germany, against a enourmously superior Soviet foe.
This book describes what it was like for the German soldier who cares not about ideology but just mere survival against overwhelming odds.
There have been doubts cast about the authenticity of his experiences, but I believe his testament to the most terrible of wars ( Eastern Front ) is
If you can ,get a copy of "dont cry for me seargent major " its about some of the more humourous aspects of the Falklands war as told by a writer
who was there ,its an excellent read and funny too.Also there was a sequel to this called "dont laugh out loud seargent major" about the British
Rhine army forces during the cold war.
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