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By Ernst Jünger,David Pan,Alexis P. Walker

Set in 1916 within the days ahead of the Somme offensive, Ernst Jünger's Sturm presents a vibrant portrait of the front-line reviews of 4 German infantry officials and their corporation. A hugely cultivated guy and an acute observer of his period, the eponymous Lieutenant Sturm entertains his acquaintances in the course of lulls within the motion with readings from his literary sketches. The text's forays into philosophical and social observation tackle a number of the issues of Jünger's early paintings, resembling the character of conflict, demise, heroism, the phenomenon of Rausch, and mass society.

Originally released in installments within the Hannoverscher Kurier in 1923, Sturm fell into obscurity till 1960, while it used to be re-discovered and for this reason re-published by means of Hans Peter des Coudres, a student of Jünger's paintings. This translation—the first to be released in English—brings to the English-speaking international a piece of literature of curiosity not just to scholars of Jünger's paintings and of global warfare I, yet to any reader looking for a robust tale of warfare and its results at the lives of the boys who undergo it.

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