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SS General by Sven Hassel

SS General

by Sven Hassel

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Govorilo se da je Staljingrad goreo još od avgusta, od vremena kada su pale prve nemačke bombe.

Nije bilo puno veselja u razmišljanju o budućnosti: nije ih čekalo ništa osim smrti i razaranja. Nije bilo niti puno veselja u razmišljanju o prošlosti: ono što su doživjeli bila je noćna mora koju bi bilo najbolje zaboraviti. Stoga su u kratkim trenucima zatišja radije zurili prema dalekoj reci, srebrnoj Volgi, gde su rasplesane zrake jesenjeg sunca stvarale sjajeće prstenove u vodi. I na kratko bi vreme bili hipnotisani i poverovali da sadašnjost može potrajati zauvek, te da prošlost može biti zaboravljena, a budućnost izbjegnuta
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 030436634X, Paperback)

The great Stalingrad novel--written by a German survivor. Sven Hassell and his diminishing band of veterans find themselves plunged into the maelstrom of Stalingrad. Radio Moscow boasts that one German soldier dies every minute as they struggle forward on the front, and when the Russians surround the German 6th Army, it seems they're doomed. But Sven and his friends make a last-ditch attempt to break out, to fight their way across the frozen steppe to freedom. Their leader: a fanatical SS general.

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"Sven Hassel and his comrades are plunged into the maelstrom of Stalingrad. Radio Moscow reports that one German soldier dies every minute. Trapped by the Russian counter-attack, starving soldiers must resort to cannibalism to survive. But Tiny, Porta, the Legionnaire and Sven attempt to break out, to fight their way across the frozen steppe. Their leader: an SS general who takes no prisoners"--back of book.… (more)

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