Monday, 29 April 2013

One Of My More Disappointing Reads

At Lennigrads Gates by William Lubbeck

As far as WWII German Soldier memoirs go this one was disappointing. It was more of a historic overview of the operation the author was involved in, without ever going into any great detail. For me a good memoir puts me right there in the author's shoes, seeing and feeling what he is going through, in this regard this book was a failure. While it was at times an entertaining read I found myself often wishing the book was over so I could move onto my next read. As an avid consumer of WWII books I fail to see why this book has got such great reviews.

2 Stars

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