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Book Information: Stalin Front, the

Stalin Front, the (1955) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

1942, at the Eastern Front. Soldiers crouch in horrible holes in the ground, mingling with corpses. Tunneled beneath a radio mast, German soldiers await the order to blow themselves up. Russian tanks, struggling to break through enemy lines, bog down in a swamp, while a German runner, bearing messages from headquarters to the front, scrambles desperately from shelter to shelter as he tries to avoid getting caught in the action. Through it all, Russian artillery—the crude but devastatingly effective multiple rocket launcher known to the Germans as the Stalin Organ and to the Russians as Katyusha—rains death upon the struggling troops.

Original title: Die Stalinorgel
Alternative titles: The Tortured Earth
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War IIGeneral

Edition #1: The Stalin Front

The Stalin Front (2004)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Michael Hofmann
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The Stalin Front (2005)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590171640
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.9 x .5
Pages: 198

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Edition #2: The Tortured Earth

The Tortured Earth (1956)
Edition Details:

unknown translator

Language: English

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