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By the latter stages of the Cold War his unorthodox writings about the impact of materialism in modern society were widely acer as conservative rather than radical nationalist, and his philosophical works came to be highly regarded in mainstream German circles. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Apr 05, Ray rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Junger has extraordinary gifts as a writer. He saw the light, but too late. The consensus of posterity regardi War means the destruction of the enemy without scruple juger by any means.

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Refresh and try again. His war remains an arena of individual dash, a tournament of gallants: I’m sure his colleagues and underlings were somewhat chagrined to find Junger did not mind calling them by name, as in the case of this unfortunate fellow: Straight away our own artillery opened up, and it was a joy to behold. Based on his other hobbies travel, hunting, joining the French Foreign Legion, dangerous political conversation, taking all available drugs he seems to have quite the adrenaline junkie.

Plainly declarative, there is no unnecessary coloration, no prolixity, no s I have often lamented the lack of German World War I perspectives.

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Apr 09, Benjamin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: But the narrator also exults in war. I only hope that the next encounter will be temmpestades well presented as this one.


His narrative is straightforward and blunt, including many details on soldiers’ deaths British AND German with a full compliment of gory details. Although the book is all written in the first person it all feels at one remove. Weak natures are prone to the atavistic impulse to destroy; and it takes hold of the trench fighter in his desolate existence when any one appears above ground.

Without war, materialism and consumption would cripple or destroy society as they knew it. Especially when we arrived in the last attack of the Germans where they made the last attempt to win it was really almost impossible to stop reading, together, of course, with the music of the band that I mentioned at the beginning of my review.

I chewed my pipe and tried to talk myself into feeling brave Eyes and ears are tensed to the maximum, the rustling approach acro strange feet in the tall grass in an unutterably menacing thing. In another engagement, Junger is ordered to take 14 men across the no-man’s zone in a reconnaissance mission and to capture some soldiers for interrogation.

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The edition Jubger read went with the author’s words and Michael Hoffman translates and does an introduction. The books style is a bit uneven but that’s to be expected I believe and of course the end is in it’s own way very abrupt as it’s Junger’s way of ending things.

Everything from digging trenches to being wounded, over and tempesttades we get the account. Air power is unremarkable, and not idolized, as we hear in some accounts.

Sam It’s rated high ernxt lots of reasons, but your question seems to be really asking “why is this book rated so high even though it appears to glorify …more It’s rated high for lots of reasons, but your question seems to be really asking “why is this book rated so high even though juunger appears to glorify war?


But it is so seductive, and exquisitely wielded by those in power to control and trick us into blindly following and serving their narrow interests no matter the ultimate costs. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Yet in spite of the years of bloodshed that could easily have destroyed or dehumanized him, aceri never lost the simple joys of smoking his pipe or discovering tins of jam in a British dugout. Niall Ferguson in The Pity of War goes on at some length about the greater efficiency of German soldiers than their opponents. Junger stands in vivid contrast to the ranks of writers who rejected the war and everything it stood for; he found it a positive experience and did not agonize over his exp “Disturbingly self-aware.

This classic war memoir, first published inis based on the author’s extensive diaries describing hard combat experienced on the Western Front during World War I. The impassive features under the rim of the steel helmet and the monotonous voice accompanied by the noise of the battle made a ghostly impression on us. Vivid descriptions of combat make you feel as though you are there.