Notes of a Sniper
Vassili Zaitsev, the Russian hero of Stalingrad, wrote his own biography, which is now in print in English. It was the book that inspired the movie "Enemy At The Gates" and the novel "War of the Rats."
Zaitsev titled the book Notes of a Sniper; For Us There Was No Land Beyond the Volga. Zaitsev details the battle from when he was first sent to Stalingrad, up until he was wounded by shrapnel in January of 1943. He heard the German surrender from his h...
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