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Siberian Prison

4.67  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A rare eyewitness account of WW I by an Austrian soldier taken prisoner in the Brusilov offensive. This remarkable story of his service, imprisonment, and escape has now been released for publication. Sometimes humorous, sometimes disturbing, always colorful, this is a must read for anyone who likes source history.
Paperback, 374 pages
Published October 16th 2010 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Zohar -
Aug 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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“Siberian Prison” by E.v. Enzmann is a non fiction account of the author’s experience in the Austrian Army and as a Russian prisoner of war. The eyewitness account was translated, edited but mostly left intact from the original.

The book is an eyewitness account of an solider in the Austrian army who was taken as a Russian prisoner during the Brusillov offensive.

I tremendously enjoyed “Siberian Prison” by E.v. Enzmann. Being an old soldier myself I appreciated the humor, story, skill and history
Liz V.
Feb 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
An interesting account of a young Austrian's induction into the army mere weeks before the beginning of WWI and carrying through his frontline service, capture and imprisonment, and eventual escape to China.

The backcover recounts that Ernst Enzmann married a medical missionary and eventually immigrated with her to Boston, having fled by then war torn China and Europe.

An appendix by an unidentified Robert Enzmann--son most likely--is a distraction. At times verging on a diatribe against the Briti
Michelle Snyder
Aug 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
In spite of the subject matter - a soldier's journal - this book is humerous, informative, colorful, and easy to read. An Austrian schoolteacher as a soldier in WW I, captured and imprisoned in Siberia, Ernst writes his observations about places, people, and events with style.
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