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Cross of Iron By Willi Heinrich

Cross of Iron
by Willi Heinrich

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A modern classic of war fiction, this is a realistic story of action on the Eastern Front in World War II - famously filmed by Sam Peckinpah, starring James Mason and James Coburn.
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Cross of Iron by Willi Heinrich

CROSS OF IRON is the thrilling story of a German platoon cut off far behind Russian lines in the second half of World War II. A resourceful and cynical commander somehow manages to coax his men through the bitter hand-to-hand fighting in forests, trenches and city streets until eventually they regain the German lines. But safety is only temporary. After the tension of waiting for the last overwhelming Russian advance the platoon is forced into futile counter-attacks and murderous house-to-house fighting until its final decimation becomes inevitable. A modern classic of war fiction both as a book and a film, this is a strikingly realistic story of action on the Eastern Front, where the grimness of combat seems to have neither pity nor end.

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GOR001091756
Cross of Iron by Willi Heinrich
Willi Heinrich
Cassell Military Paperba
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
1999-08-05
480
0304352411
9780304352418
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