Adventures in My Youth

  • by Armin Scheiderbauer
  • Narrated by James A. Gillies
  • 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The author could be described as a veteran in every sense of the word, even though he was only age 21 when the war ended. Armin Scheiderbauer served as an infantry officer with the 252nd Infantry Division, German army, and saw four years of bitter combat on the Eastern Front, being wounded six times.
This is an outstanding personal memoir, written with great thoughtfulness and honesty. Scheiderbauer joined his unit during the winter of 1941-42 and, during the following years, saw fierce combat in many of the largest battles on the Eastern Front. His experiences of the 1943-45 period are particularly noteworthy, including his recollections of the massive Soviet offensives of summer 1944 and January 1945. Participating in the bitter battles in East Prussia, he was captured by the Soviets and not released until 1947.
Adventures in My Youth is a unique memoir - the author originally wrote it only for his daughter. It has never been published in any language until now.


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Unique view of the war

World wRitten two in the east is incredible and those who f ought there dealt with truly brutal conditions and combat. Not that it's different but the scale was clearly magnitudes bigger than any other war in human history. This book captures person story and story of t he eastern front.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-29-2017
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio