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069: January 2004


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Storm of Steel by Ernst Junger


Translated by Michael Hofmann, Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 2003, £ 14.99, 289pp. ISBN 0 71399 594 7. Although Basil Creighton's 1929 translation of Ernst Jünger's Storm of Steel has been frequently republished, this 1993 Penguin offers the first new English version of the text since its original English publication over seventy years ago. It was…

Her Privates We by Frederick Manning


There is an introduction from the author and poet Edmund Blunden; he describes ‘Her Privates We’ as a ‘new kind of candid, reflexive writing’. Ernest Hemingway loved the book. It had me thinking of Norman Mailer or Henry Miller. It is certainly from the same Pantheon as Erich Maria Remarque (All Quiet on the Western Front), Robert Graves (Goodbye t…

'Ernst Junger' by Mike McCarthy


For our April meeting our attention turns to the German side of the wire. Mike McCarthy will speak to the branch on Ernst Junger and will explore some of the exploits detailed in Junger's well known books Copse 125 and Storm of Steel. Mike will examine and validate them from various sources. This is a fascinating study accompanied by maps and photo…