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ISBN-13: 9781848325487
Publisher: Frontline Books
Publication date: 11/19/2009
Pages: 179
Sales rank: 1,275,332
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Maps vii

Maps xi

Introduction David L. Robbins xv

Author's Preface xvii

Publisher's Foreword xix

Part 1 1

1 Childhood in East Prussia 3

2 I Become a Soldier 7

3 My First Fifty-Two Successes as a Sniper 12

4 A Grim Vision of What to Expect: My Tally Rises to 130 Victims 30

5 Jastrzebiec, My Last Battlefield: Ninety-Eight More Victims 42

German Publisher's Note 58

Part 2 109

1 The End of the War: Escaping the Firing Squad 111

2 Helping the Lithuanian Resistance 117

3 Banished to Siberia 123

4 Labouring to Atone 128

5 Removal to Rudovka, April 1950 135

6 A Soviet Piggery: I am Recognised as a German Sniper 146

7 Soviet Bureaucracy in Action 152

8 Down the Pit: Sherenkov 1957-1971 155

9 I Keep Agitating for my Exit Visa 164

10 Released from Banishment But not the Soviet Empire 169

11 My German Nationality Restored 173

Index 175

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Sniper Ace 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Natas More than 1 year ago
Sniper Ace is a very good read if you enjoy an individual story amongst the turmoil of the moment. A large part of the book explores his life after the war. The majority of the book covers events from 30,000 feet, so it is more of an overview then a specifics and details examination. Easy read.
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