Cross of Iron (A Squad Leader Gamette, #8221, Boxed Board Wargame) by Avalon Hill Staff

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ISBN 109999141412
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Cross of Iron, first published in English in as The Willing Flesh, is a classic, realistic novel of a German Army platoon trapped behind Russian lines on the Eastern Front in World War II.

Author Willi Heinrich () served in the heavily mauled st Jäger Division, and was himself wounded five times during the war/5(). Cross of Iron is considered one of the classic combat novels about the Eastern Front in World War Two.

First published in (German) and translated init is written by Willi Heinrich, who served with the st Jäger Division from and was wounded five times/5.

The result of thirty years of primary research, Cross of Iron is a powerful and authoritative reinterpretation of Germany at war. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY APR 3, Mosier is a professor of English who has developed a second career writing on the world wars (The Blitzkreig Myth)/5(6).

A riveting account of the origins and development of the German army that breaks through the distortions of conventional military history. Acclaimed for his revisionist history of the German Army in World War I, John Mosier continues his pioneering work in Cross of Iron, offering an intimate portrait of the twentieth-century German army from its inception, through World War I and the interwar years, to World War II /5.

“Cross of Iron is an important, superbly researched reappraisal of the fabled Wehrmacht in both world wars. From the battlefields of France during World War I, through history's most devastating war, John Mosier shatters a long-held mythology about the German Army, and reveals how its officers permitted one of the world's greatest armies to lose its honor and become the willing tool of 4/5(35).

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 5/5(1). Cross of Iron, first published in English in as The Willing Flesh, is a classic, realistic novel of a German Army platoon trapped behind Russian lines on the Eastern Front in World War II. Author Willi Heinrich () served in the heavily mauled st Jäger Division, and was himself wounded five times during the war.

An immediate success, the novel was translated to English and published as The Willing Flesh () by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in the U.K., and as Cross of Iron () by Bobbs-Merrill in the U.S. InSam Peckinpah adapted it as the film Cross of Iron, featuring James Coburn as the protagonist anti-hero Rolf Steiner.

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Cross of Iron, first published in English in as The Willing Flesh, is a classic, realistic novel of a German Army platoon trapped behind Russian lines on the Eastern Front in World War II. Author Willi Heinrich () served in the heavily mauled st Jäger Division, and was himself wounded five times during the : Verdun Press.

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A platoon led by a Sgt. Steiner (James Coburn) is part of the perimeter defense of a German salient that is threatened by superior Red Army forces. Cross of Iron: The Rise and Fall of the German War Machine, by John Mosier, Henry Holt and Company, New York,$ John Mosier is certainly one of the more prolific recent authors of military history books.

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“Cross of Iron is an important, superbly researched reappraisal of the fabled Wehrmacht in both world wars. From the battlefields of France during World War I, through history's most devastating war, John Mosier shatters a long-held mythology about the German Army, and reveals how its officers permitted one of the world's greatest armies to lose its honor and become the willing tool of Adolf Hitler.

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Cross of Iron (Cassell Military Paperbacks): Heinrich, Willi: Books - (). Cross of Iron. R | 1h 59min | Drama, War | 20 May (USA) | Trailer. 1 VIDEO | 71 IMAGES. German commander Captain Hauptmann Stransky (Maximilian Schell) places a squad in extreme danger after Sergeant Rolf Steiner (James Coburn) refuses to lie for him/10(K).

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Author Willi Heinrich () served in the heavily mauled st Jager Division, and was himself wounded five times during the war.5/5(5). Researching anti-war films for an event, I remembered Cross of Iron. Unfortunately, the current DVD from StudioCanal doesn't have any of the extras which come with Sam Peckinpah's Hollywood Westerns – but we do now have several books on Peckinpah that fill in some of the background to the production.

The Region 2 DVD is. Iron Cross Magazine 4 issues per year View Reviews | Write Review From £ per issue Iron Cross is the UK’s only magazine of German military history from the First World War to the end of the Second World War.

Covering all aspects of German military history including the Imperial German forces of the Great War, the Weimar period and the Nazi period. Acclaimed throughout Europe, The Cross of Iron has been hailed by American critics as “far more monumental than All Quiet on the Western Front” and “savagely powerful.” One of the great war novels of all time, it is a memorable, magnificent portrait of the modern centurion—a towering drama of the death throes of a mighty army/5(17).

However, his company has a new commanding officer, the inexperienced Captain Hauptmann Stransky (Maximilian Schell). Stransky is a by-the-book, authoritarian aristocrat and him and Steiner are bound to clash. Also, Stransky is obsessed with winning the Iron Cross.

The movie is based on the book 'The Willing Flesh' by Willi Heinrich, first published inalthough later publications title the book 'Cross of Iron' to tie in with the film. It is thought that the book and film are based on the real life accounts of Johann Schwerdfeger, a multi-decorated officer of the German Army on the Eastern Front.

Cross of Iron is a World War II film from directed by Sam Peckinpah. If you’re not familiar with Peckinpah, he’s the director Quentin Tarantino wanted to be when he was a. The "Cross of Iron" is an excellent book. I enjoyed reading it.

I was expecting it to be like the movie, which I really liked, but it is quite different. I have read some of the negative reviews, and they all focus on Sgt. Steiner. I don't think Steiner's character is unrealistic at s: Cross of Iron Sam Peckinpah weighs in on World War II--and from the German point of view.

The result is as bleak, if not quite as bloody, as one expects, in part because the film was cut to ribbons by nervous studio executives. Iron Cross Magazine 4 issues per year View Reviews | Write Review From $ per issue Iron Cross is the UK’s only magazine of German military history from the First World War to the end of the Second World War.

Covering all aspects of German military history including the Imperial German forces of the Great War, the Weimar period and the Nazi period.Seeing Steiner as a rival to his quest to obtain the Iron Cross, of which Steiner had won two, Stransky ordered his adjutant Leutnant Triebig to have him killed.

Triebig's attempt failed and Steiner killed him. Confronting Stransky later, Steiner handed him a gun and offered to let him accompany him into battle and earn his Iron Cross.The Iron Cross Second Class held a certain level of prestige in the waning days of ; in war's past, even this lowest grade had been stringently presented.

However, as the conflict entered advanced years, and certainly as the German infrastructure crumbled inthis grade was given out with liberalism and therefore its reputation eroded.

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