My Just War: The Memoir of a Jewish Red Army Soldier in World War II

My Just War The Memoir of a Jewish Red Army Soldier in World War II A remarkable story of the resilience courage and perseverance of a stranger in a strange land

  • Title: My Just War: The Memoir of a Jewish Red Army Soldier in World War II
  • Author: Gabriel Temkin
  • ISBN: 9780891416456
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A remarkable story of the resilience, courage, and perseverance of a stranger in a strange land.

    One thought on “My Just War: The Memoir of a Jewish Red Army Soldier in World War II”

    1. If you're interested in the details of fighting for the Soviets in WWII, this memoir will be valuable and interesting. You get to find out about the importance of wrapping your feet properly if you don't have socks (a soldier is only as good as his feet) and even the difficulty of fighting without underwear (so valuable that the author's were stolen by another soldier). Dr. Temkin's memory of the day to day of fighting is prodigious and I'm going to guess that he was able to remember so much bec [...]

    2. This book is primarily interesting because of who the author was - a Polish Jew, from Poland. Technically a foreign volunteer in the Soviet Army. Otherwise, as an overall WWII Soviet Army memoir, this particular one is not outstanding.

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