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Two soldiers, two lost fronts; German war diaries of the Stalingrad and North Africa campaigns.


Two soldiers, two lost fronts; German war diaries of the Stalingrad and North Africa campaigns

Gregory, Don A. and Wilhelm R. Gehlen.

Casemate Publishing


262 pages




This volume reproduces two diaries by low-ranking German soldiers describing day-to-day events during World War II. The first was kept by an anonymous soldier of the 201st Panzer Regiment, who fought at the turning-point battle of Stalingrad, and the second was penned by Rolf Krengel of the of the German Africa Corps and recounts campaigns in North Africa. The editors include photographs that accompanied the Krengel diary and historical timelines relevant to each diary.

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