The seasoned killers of Hitler’s 27th Panzer Regiment fight their most savage battle yet, in bestselling author Sven Hassel’s continuation of his wartime saga. With 52 million copies of Hassel’s novels sold worldwide, readers are eager to find out what his band of misfit soldiers are about to do next. Now veterans of the trenches and seasoned front liners, Tiny, Porta, and the rest find themselves in a godforsaken and deadly cactus forest, crawling with snakes, scorpions, and giant ants. It’s a place that reeks of danger and death and when their water rations run out, they come close to madness and murder from thirst.
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Born in 1917 in Fredensborg, Denmark, Sven Hassel joined the merchant navy at the age of 14. He did his compulsory year's military service in the Danish forces in 1936 and then, facing unemployment, joined the German army. He served throughout World War II on all fronts except North Africa. Wounded eight times, he ended the war in a Russian prison camp. He wrote Legion of the Damned while being transferred between American, British and Danish prisons before making a new life for himself in Spain.Language Notes:
Text: English, Danish (translation)
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Book Description Cassell, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0752882309
Book Description Cassell, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110752882309