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Author Pili︠u︡shin, Iosif Iosifovich.
Title Snaĭper Velikoĭ Otechestvennoĭ. English
Red sniper on the Eastern Front : the memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin / Joseph Pilyushin ; edited by Sergey Anisimov ; translated by Stuart Britton.
Imprint Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2010.

Author Pili︠u︡shin, Iosif Iosifovich.
Subject Pili︠u︡shin, Iosif Iosifovich.
Soviet Union. Raboche-Krestʹi︠a︡nskai︠a︡ Krasnai︠a︡ Armii︠a︡ -- Biography.
Snipers -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Soviet.
Saint Petersburg (Russia) -- History -- Siege, 1941-1944 -- Personal narratives.
Alt Name Anisimov, Sergeĭ (Sergeĭ V.)
Description 1 online resource : illustrations, portraits
Note "Abridged version of Red Army sniper Yosif [Joseph] Yosifovich Pilyushin's memoir, first published in 1958 under the title U sten Leningrada [At the walls of Leningrad]. It has recently been republished for the fourth time under the title Snayper Velikoi Otechestvennoi [Sniper of the Great Patriotic]"--Page vii.
Includes index.
Translated from the Russian.
Print version record.
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.
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.
ISBN 9781848846982 (electronic bk.)
1848846983 (electronic bk.)
9781783370146 (electronic bk.)
1783370149 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 796886819
Additional Format Print version: Pili︠u︡shin, Iosif Iosifovich. Snaĭper Velikoĭ Otechestvennoĭ. English. Red sniper on the Eastern Front. Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2010 9781848841208 (DLC) 2010513986 (OCoLC)648943406

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