The Resource Red sniper on the Eastern Front : the memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin, Joseph Pilyushin ; edited by Sergey Anisimov ; translated by Stuart Britton, (electronic resource)

Red sniper on the Eastern Front : the memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin, Joseph Pilyushin ; edited by Sergey Anisimov ; translated by Stuart Britton, (electronic resource)

Label
Red sniper on the Eastern Front : the memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin
Title
Red sniper on the Eastern Front
Title remainder
the memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Pilyushin ; edited by Sergey Anisimov ; translated by Stuart Britton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Joseph Pilyushin, a top Red Army sniper in the ruthless fight against the Germans on the Eastern Front, was an exceptional soldier and he has a remarkable story to tell. His first-hand account of his wartime service gives a graphic insight into his lethal skill with a rifle and into the desperate fight put up by Soviet forces to defend Leningrad. He also records how, during the three-year siege, close members of this family died, including his wife and two sons, as well as many of his comrades in arms. He describes these often-terrible events with such honesty and clarity that his memoir is re
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Pili͡ushin, Iosif Iosifovich
Dewey number
940.542147
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
D811
LC item number
.P516713 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Anisimov, Serge
  • Britton, Stuart
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pili͡ushin, Iosif Iosifovich
  • Soviet Union
  • Snipers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Label
Red sniper on the Eastern Front : the memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin, Joseph Pilyushin ; edited by Sergey Anisimov ; translated by Stuart Britton, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Abridged version of ... Pilyushin's memoir, first published in 1958 under the title U sten Leningrada [At the walls of Leningrad]; ... recently been republished for the fourth time under the title Snayper Velikoi Otechestvennoi [Sniper of the Great Patriotic]"--P. vii
  • Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Translator's Introduction; Chapter 1: My First Shot at the Enemy; Chapter 2: A Successful Ambush; Chapter 3: Fighting on the Narva River; Chapter 4: A Soldier's Conversation; Chapter 5: On Reconnaissance; Chapter 6: My First Wound; Chapter 7: The Fight for the Wooded Hill; Chapter 8: Behind Enemy Lines; Chapter 9: In the Vicinity of Ropsha; Chapter 10: The Decisive Battle; Chapter 11: Ulyanov's Death; Chapter 12: Home; Chapter 13 : 'A Mistake'; Chapter 14: At the Front and in the Rear; Chapter 15: In the Administrative Platoon; Chapter 16: A Trench Stage
  • Chapter 17: In Ceiling RubbleChapter 18: The Staro-Panovo Operation; Chapter 19: Encounters; Chapter 20: The Brown Rat; Chapter 21: Joyful News; Chapter 22: Soviet Army Day; Chapter 23: The Ruhr Mine Worker; Chapter 24: A Soldier Hurries; Chapter 25: A Competition; Chapter 26: The Unknown Visitor; Chapter 27: The Final Meeting with My Son; Chapter 28: Waiting; Chapter 29: The Joyous Day; Chapter 30: The Photograph; Chapter 31: Familiar Places; Chapter 32: Caring Hands; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613901682
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000106342
  • (EBL)948226
  • (OCoLC)818858108
  • (SSID)ssj0000658322
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12255281
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000658322
  • (PQKBWorkID)10680830
  • (PQKB)11492407
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC948226
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000106342
Label
Red sniper on the Eastern Front : the memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin, Joseph Pilyushin ; edited by Sergey Anisimov ; translated by Stuart Britton, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "Abridged version of ... Pilyushin's memoir, first published in 1958 under the title U sten Leningrada [At the walls of Leningrad]; ... recently been republished for the fourth time under the title Snayper Velikoi Otechestvennoi [Sniper of the Great Patriotic]"--P. vii
  • Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Translator's Introduction; Chapter 1: My First Shot at the Enemy; Chapter 2: A Successful Ambush; Chapter 3: Fighting on the Narva River; Chapter 4: A Soldier's Conversation; Chapter 5: On Reconnaissance; Chapter 6: My First Wound; Chapter 7: The Fight for the Wooded Hill; Chapter 8: Behind Enemy Lines; Chapter 9: In the Vicinity of Ropsha; Chapter 10: The Decisive Battle; Chapter 11: Ulyanov's Death; Chapter 12: Home; Chapter 13 : 'A Mistake'; Chapter 14: At the Front and in the Rear; Chapter 15: In the Administrative Platoon; Chapter 16: A Trench Stage
  • Chapter 17: In Ceiling RubbleChapter 18: The Staro-Panovo Operation; Chapter 19: Encounters; Chapter 20: The Brown Rat; Chapter 21: Joyful News; Chapter 22: Soviet Army Day; Chapter 23: The Ruhr Mine Worker; Chapter 24: A Soldier Hurries; Chapter 25: A Competition; Chapter 26: The Unknown Visitor; Chapter 27: The Final Meeting with My Son; Chapter 28: Waiting; Chapter 29: The Joyous Day; Chapter 30: The Photograph; Chapter 31: Familiar Places; Chapter 32: Caring Hands; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613901682
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000106342
  • (EBL)948226
  • (OCoLC)818858108
  • (SSID)ssj0000658322
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12255281
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000658322
  • (PQKBWorkID)10680830
  • (PQKB)11492407
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC948226
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000106342

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