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Excerpt from a new book The Unwomanly Face of War; excerpt describes bizarre female sniper pair argument--with targets in view!

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Article is called "We Were a Cheerful Cargo" and is in The Paris Review of Literature. The piece talks about sniper training, male reactions and details a surreal clash, in battle, between the spotter and the sniper--with targets in plain sight! The author won the Nobel Prize for Literature for one of her other works.


From the book 
The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II
 by Svetlana Alexievich and translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Copyright © 2017 by Svetlana Alexievich; Translation copyright © 2017 by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. All Rights Reserved.


John Kettler



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On 3.11.2017 at 8:33 PM, StieliAlpha said:

Thanks, John. Excellent! You saved my commuter live for the next few weeks.

Finally, I started to read it. Excellent and shocking.

A “must read“ for all war gamers. Especially those, who believe in “realism”.

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