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Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front

Mintauts Blosfelds

Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front

fighting with Hitler"s Latvian SS

by Mintauts Blosfelds

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blosfelds, Mintauts, -- 1924-1987,
  • Waffen-SS. -- Lettische SS-Freiwilligen-Legion,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Latvian,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Germany,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Latvia,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front,
  • Soldiers -- Latvia -- Biography,
  • Latvia -- History -- German occupation, 1941-1944

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMintauts Blosfelds ; edited by Lisa Blosfelds.
    GenrePersonal narratives, Latvian, Biography
    ContributionsBlosfelds, Lisa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD757.85 .B55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 207 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23165935M
    ISBN 101844157202
    ISBN 109781844157204
    LC Control Number2009292252

    ISBN , Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front Fighting with Hitler's Latvian SS. Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the Nazis, the author was given the stark choice: service in the SS or forced labour in a slave camp.   Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front: Fighting With Hitler's Latvian Ss by Mintauts Blosfelds, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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    Book Type: C By Mintauts Blosfelds. Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the Nazis, the author was given the stark choice: service in the SS or forced labor in a slave camp. So he 'volunteered' to fight for the Nazis. He describes his training and how he became an instructor before being sent into Russia. This book was a detailed look at one of the most iconic characters in film, TV and books, the Stormtrooper. Told chronologically, but from the order the movies and TV shows were made in, this book showcased what went into the crafting and creation of these soldiers of the Empire.4/5(22).


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out of 5 stars Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front. Reviewed in the United States on Aug Verified Purchase. I really hate to say anything bad about a former war vetern's personal account on his wartime experiences, but I must. I must say that I had high hopes of reading a great wartime book, espically about a foreign legionare in /5(40).

Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the /5. There is not a lot of storm trooping on the Eastern Front being done in this book as the title suggest.

The book is more about life in Latvia in World War 2 under German rule and there are only a few pages in the book where the author was on or near the front lines.

"Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front" affords only a slight insight into the /5. Home» WWII» Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front. Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front. Fighting with Hitler's Latvian SS. By: Mintauts Blosfelds Supplied by: Pen and Sword Format £ Buy this book here.

Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the Nazis, the author was given the stark choice: service in the SS or forced labour. The book follows Mintauts' story through his basic training and how he became an instructor himself.

While serving on the Russian Front in the terrible winter of he lost a number of friends, was wounded twice, hospitalised and even earned the coveted Iron Cross for his : £ Lee "Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front Fighting with Hitler's Latvian SS" por Lisa Blosfelds disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the Nazis, the author was given the stark choice: service in the SS or fo. Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the Nazis, the author was given the stark choice: service in the SS or forced labor in a slave camp.

So he 'volunteered' to fight for the Nazis. He describes his training and how he became an inst. Read "Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front Fighting with Hitler's Latvian SS" by Mintauts Blosfelds available from Rakuten Kobo. Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the Nazis, the author was given the stark choice: service in the SS or fo.

Buy Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front: Fighting With Hitler's Latvian Ss First Edition by Blosfelds, Mintauts (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: With the withdrawal of Russia, Germany moved troops from the Eastern Front to reinforce the Western Front.

This allowed them to take units out of the line for retraining as stormtroopers. On 21 MarchGermany launched Operation Michael, a major offensive, using the new tactics. Four successive German offensives followed and for the first. STORMTROOPER ON THE EASTERN FRONT: Fighting with Hitler's Latvian SS Hardcover – June 1, Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 38 ratings.

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" /5(38). Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front Paperback Add to Basket £ Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front ePub ( MB) Add to Basket: £ been interested in life under occupation and Blosfelds gives the reader a small glimpse in the beginning of the book.

Read the Price: £ Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the Nazis, the author was given the stark choice: service in the SS or forced labour in a slave camp. So he 'volunteered' to fight for the Nazis. He describes his training and how he became an instructor.

out of 5 stars Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front. Reviewed in the United States on 25 August Verified Purchase. I really hate to say anything bad about a former war vetern's personal account on his wartime experiences, but I must.

I must say that I had high hopes of reading a great wartime book, espically about a foreign legionare in Reviews:   Part II The Russian Front. Chapter 8 The Drive to Russia and the Front Line, January Chapter 9 With the th Division, January Chapter 10 Return to the 32nd Latvian Regiment and Action near Cholodowo, Early February Chapter 11 The Attack on Panowo, 7 February Part III RecoveryBrand: Pen & Sword Books Limited.

“StormTrooper on the Eastern Front: Fighting with Hitler's Latvian SS” tells the story of Latvian Mintauts Blosfelds, who was given the choice of either joining service with the SS or forced into a labour camp. He reluctantly chose the enlist with the newly-formed Lavtian Legion, which was part of the Waffen-SS.

The book is broken down into. Contact Info Casemate Publishers Lawrence Road Havertown PA t: () e: [email protected]: $ In the hell that was World War II, the Eastern Front was its heart of fire and ice.

Gottlob Herbert Bidermann served in that lethal theater from toand his memoir of those years recaptures the sights, sounds, and smells of the war as it vividly portrays an army marching on the road to ruin/5(33).

Read "Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front Fighting with Hitler's Latvian SS" by Lisa Blosfelds available from Rakuten Kobo. Following the conquest of his native Latvia by the Nazis, the author was given the stark choice: service in the SS or fo 5/5. Edited by Lisa Blosfelds Lisa has taken her father's written account of his youth and his time spent fighting with the German army, written in and edited it to remove a lengthy section about the first occupation of Latvia by the Russians, and other details such as his interest in astronomy, family history, etc to make the book more readable and appeal to those interested in military history.

The editor of "Stormtrooper on the Eastern Front, Fighting with Hitler's Latvian SS", Lisa Blosfelds may have misunderstood the book's author, her father, Mintauts Blosfelds by allowing the publishers Pen and Sword Military to use a such a title, as it Reviews: Stormtrooper or storm trooper may refer to.

Military. Stormtroopers (Imperial Germany), specialist soldier of the German Army in World War I Sturmabteilung (SA) or Storm Detachment, a paramilitary organization of the German Nazi Party; 8th Infantry Division (Philippines) or Storm Trooper Division, a Philippine Army unit Other uses.

Storm Trooper, a American film.But the title of the book is miss leading. The title should have been- Wounded Trooper on the Eastern Front.

There wasnt much- "Stormtrooping" going on. If you took out all of the pages dedicated to the authors wounds/hospital visits and his total obsession of detailling everything they ate, you'd have a 20 page book.