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Through Sven’s eyes we see the horrors of modern, mechanized warfare first hand. I’m not normally a fan of books that quickly jump forward but Hassel really managed to transport you to the battlefield, choosing his events carefully and managing to bring characters to life despite the book being driven by events.
He is, too, a first rate storyteller’ – Washington Post Convicted of deserting the German army, Sven Hassel is sent to a penal regiment on the Russian Front. Orders to take tanks out onto the plain and dig in. The guy clearly hated the SS, in fact he recounts with relish the number of times on the Eastern Front that the German army and Russians would stop shooting at each other for a I’d always avoided these books because the covers put me off, they always seem a bit ‘Yay the SS!
What is more, I sometimes got the feeling that Hassel was a bit of an asshole who modified the reality to suit his needs “Hey guys, I really never liked these Nazi anyway.
Like Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket”, “Legion of the Damned” is a story of two halves; the first half being mind-bendingly bleak and the second half being something of a banal let-down, with some exceptions.
Unteroffizier Geerner finds dust in the coffee pot. Russian pranks returning p.
More references to Sven being good at sex. A year later he attempted to escape because of being mentally exhausted.
Sven leaves hospital to return to unit. Return to Book Page. This product is no longer in stock. The military unit that Sven and his friends were in traveled to many parts of the world during WW2 and each book covers piece of that.
They even break out the flame thrower. Description La vremuri tulburi omul devine carne de tun. Preview — Legion legiuena the Damned by Sven Hassel. The Russian enemy whom they faced were also very human, and also equipped with more courage, bravery, and skill than the Nazi warlords had anticipated.
Mar 29, Ari rated it liked it. Now I know I’ll read This first of the 14 books in this series is more focused, darker, and intense than the 3rd Comrades of War which I reviewed recently.
A guilty pleasure – my dad had these books on this shelf for years and I’d peek at them, for some reason they seemed forbidden. I had never heard of this author but having Googled him it seems his past is unreliable and his work is considered fairly lowbrow. Judging by the style and events depicted, I would attribute this work to multiple authors trying to write multiple types of books.
Although it is written as a narrative of his actions in combat during WWII, in reality, the stories told in his books are composites legiunex the actions seen by many soldiers of his time. Sven and his fellow prisoners put through their paces, kept constantly on the move with very little time to sleep.
Company Commander Death of Barbara. The strain and stress are taking a brutal toll. At the end, when I closed it, I was sad and I was about to cry.
Sven and Stege wounded. He deserts and winds up in a prison camp, but bythe Werhmacht’s need for soldiers is so acute that he is released into a prison unit. Dei miti non ne hanno rimasti punto. It pulls no punches, telling legiuna life in the Wehrmacht’s Penal regiments.
Booby traps in trenches. Jan 16, Simon rated it really liked it. Sven ends up back in hospital. As nlestematilor novel it didn’t quite work, too much jumping around, and the narrative structure itself is weak.