Essay 5 - Storm of Steel

Essay 5 - Storm of Steel - Gabriel Rotman History books...

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Gabriel Rotman History books have always given students an idea about the horrifying events that took place between the years of 1914 and 1918. World War I was the first defining war that actually involved so much activity with so many different nations. To get an actual depiction of how the war took place was rare and sometimes flawed. Ernst Junger wrote Storm of Steel and was able to illustrate many of the events that took place within German armies in what is now considered the Western Front. Without Storm of Steel we would still have a depiction of the warfare that occurred in World War I, but this book is one of the initial first-hand sources. It gives us specific details of heroes, foes, deaths, and sometimes the exact artillery and technology used throughout the battles. At the same time, the book wasn’t completely edited like many of the other books that were written for the same subject and material, which gives it value, but limits it to one subjective perspective. This essay will describe these limitations and also explain the type of things Storm of Steel teaches the reader. Storm of Steal is a depiction of how Ernst Junger spent his time fighting in World War I. He wrote about the many places he would have to fight in. He spent a lot of his time in the trenches fighting many different enemies. The point of him showing the places where
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This essay was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course REL 2011 taught by Professor Bot during the Spring '08 term at FIU.

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