Summary: A memoir of astonishing power, savagery, and ashen lyricism, Storm of Steel illuminates not only the horrors but also the fascination of total war as seen through the eyes of an ordinary German soldier. Young, tough, patriotic but also disturbingly self-aware, Junger exulted in the war, which he saw not just as a great national conflict but -- more importantly -- as a unique personal struggle. Leading raiding parties, defending trenches against murderous British incu ...show morersions, simply enduring as shells tore his comrades apart, Junger keeps testing himself, braced for the death that will mark his failure. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 03
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