Through German eyes

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'D Day Through German Eyes' presents the transcripts of interviews which my grandfather carried out with German veterans inon the tenth anniversary of D Day. These were German soldiers, engineers and Luftwaffe men who had experienced the opening hours of the Normandy beach landings, and they were able to recall those cataclysmic events in detail/5(K).

D-Day Through German Eyes is that book. The book is a series of five interviews of Germans that were defending the various D-Day beaches.

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Apparently, author Holger Eckhertzs grandfather had interviewed these D-Day survivors in the s and the interviews were never published until now/5. Most of the ‘Through German Eyes’ pages in the book are on the German interpretations of British POW interviews. There is very little indeed of what Falkenhayn or later generals might have been thinking.

Little on divisional commanders and regimental or battalion officers thoughts and indeed the foot sloggers thoughts too/5(23). D Day through German Eyes is an excellent short book comprising five accounts from men who were actually on the front line on June 6th. The recollections of the men, a mixture of junior officers and other ranks, were collected by the author's grandfather, a military journalist who had visited the Atlantic Wall before D Day, who tracked down some survivors in and recorded their memories of D Day.4/5.

To VE Day Through German Eyes book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. After the collapse of the German Army in the West in August Author: Jonathan Trigg.

The first book of ‘D DAY – Through German Eyes’ fascinated readers around the world with its insight into the German experience of June 6th Now, Book Two contains a completely different set of astonishing German testimonies from the same archive/5(2K). D-Day Through German Eyes by Jonathan Trigg,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(26).

The first book of ‘D DAY – Through German Eyes’ fascinated readers around the world with its insight into the German experience of June 6th Now, Book Two contains a completely different set of astonishing German testimonies from the same archive.

These newly translated eyewitness statements by German veterans show the defenders to be determined but psychologically insecure, often.

D Day Through German Eyes Vol 1 and 2 - Holger Eckhertz. I have made the decision to review Herr Eckhertz’s two books together as they are of the same theme and presentation. During WW2, the author’s grandfather, Dieter Eckhertz, was a military journalist for the German military publications ‘Die Wehrmacht’ and ‘Signal’.Author: Chris Buckham.

Holger Eckhertz went on to write a "part two" to the book and is now working on World War II Through German Eyes. It's a quick read, with some harrowing scenes, with white phosphorous rocket attacks, tank-mounted flamethrowers, and bombs being thrown.

The first book of ‘D DAY – Through German Eyes’ fascinated readers around the world with its insight into the German experience of June 6th Now, Book Two contains a completely different set of astonishing German testimonies from the same archive.

D DAY Through German Eyes - Book Two - More hidden stories from June 6th (D DAY - Through German Eyes)/5(K). Book 1 of 2 in D DAY - Through German Eyes (2 Book Series) #1 Best Seller in Biographies of World War II See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(K).

“D Day Through German Eyes” says it includes exclusive interviews with German forces about the blood-soaked battle at Normandy done in the s by Author: Post Staff Report. Duffy recounts the Battle of the Somme as seen through the eyes of the German officers and soldiers.

Although full of interesting accounts, Duffy's work is decidedly pro-British/5. Amazon's D-Day bestseller 'is a HOAX': Historians claim 'Through German Eyes' book is a fabrication because no soldiers named in it can be traced and its author is nowhere to be seen.

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The Paperback of the D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th by Holger Eckhertz at Barnes & Noble.

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London, New York [etc.] Oxford University Press, H. Milford [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: E A Sonnenschein. Author Holger Eckhertz's "D Day Through German Eyes," with stories from the German troops' perspective during the allied storming of Normandy, might be a fraud, experts told U.K.'s The Sunday Times.

The book ranks No. 4 as an Amazon bestseller among its World World II but historians are looking into the book's accounts from the s, credited to the author's German. LibraryThing Review User Review - Schmerguls - LibraryThing. Through German Eyes The British and the Sommeby Christopher Duffy (read 28 Sep ) This is a book by a British, well, I guess, Irish, historian (his father was an Irish Guardsman 4/5(3).

The book purports to be a series of interviews with German soldiers conducted by the author's grandfather (Dieter Eckhertz) in the s.

I see online, several people claim the interviews are not real, but the whole book is a work of fiction. But even the critics don't cite specifics of why they feel certain it's fake.

Have you read the book or do you have any info to suggest it is authentic. History Audiobook Holger Eckhertz - D Day Through German Eyes Book 2 More Hidden Stories from June 6th.

Details of Book This new paperback edition contains Book One and Book Two of this series, revealing the hidden side of D Day which has fascinated readers around the world.

Almost all accounts of D Day are told from the Allied perspective. But what. World War Two through German eyes.

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[James Sidney Lucas] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Alfred Price was an officer in the RAF and in this book tells the story of 18th August - the Hardest Day. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects. *** My forthcoming book is 'World War 2 - Through German Eyes.' This is a series of interviews conducted by my grandfather with German servicemen and civilians in the early s, in which ordinary Germans describe their motivations, their world view and experiences during some of the key events of the war/5.

The first book of D Day Through German Eyes has fascinated listeners around the world with its insight into the German experience of June 6, Now, book 2 contains a completely different set of astonishing German testimonies from the same archive.

These newly translated eyewitness statements by German veterans show the defenders to be determined but psychologically insecure, often deluded. The first book of ‘D DAY – Through German Eyes’ fascinated readers around the world with its insight into the German experience of June 6th Now, Book Two contains a completely different set of astonishing German testimonies from the same archive/5(K).

Get this from a library. World War Two through German eyes. [James Lucas; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- Explains the social, economic, and military phenemena of the Nazi regime.

I started “D DAY Through German Eyes – The Hidden Story of June 6th” by Holger Eckhertz last night. Purchased from Amazon. It’s sold as non fiction accounts for German. Dieter Eckhertz, German WWII journalist did extensive interviews with German soldiers who were defending Normandy Beach on June 6th His son, Holger just recently published these.

Here for example is testimony from Second Lieutenant L.T.J. Wergens, an artillery Battery Officer assigned to the th Infantry Division, an amalgam of Balkan, troops and older.

Best book I have ever read about the war was “A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II” If I could only own one book about the war it would be that one.

Yes it's about airmen but trust me.