A Book of Memories by Péter Nádas

By Péter Nádas

First released in Hungary in 1986 after a five-year conflict with censors, Péter Nádas's A publication of stories is a latest vintage, a multi-layered narrative that tells 3 parallel tales of affection and betrayal. the 1st happens in East Berlin within the Nineteen Seventies and lines an unnamed Hungarian author ensnared in a love triangle with a tender German and a recognized getting older actress. the second one, composed through the author, is the tale of a past due 19th century German aesthete whose reports reflect his personal. And the 3rd voice is that of a chum from the writer's adolescence, who brings his personal unforeseen bearing to the tale. in comparison by means of critics to Proust, Mann, and Joyce, this sensuous travel de strength is "unquestionably a masterpiece"

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The clear sky allowed for the air cover to begin bombing the tops of Difensa, Maggiore, and Camino, with the heaviest bombing around the Cassino mass; roughly 500 tons of ordnance was dropped by the end of the day. 102). Col Frederick was then informed that 1st Regiment should be moved to the 36th Division reserve area on the south of Ridge 368, which he agreed to reluctantly as he was hoping to use these men as his own reserve. As the day progressed, the men of 2nd Regiment checked ammo, cleaned weapons, taped grenades on to their equipment, ate cold K-rations, and did what all soldiers do prior to battle, making small talk and nervously joking with one another as these highly trained soldiers were for the most part untested in battle.

Enemy fire remained constant throughout the night, and rain and fog made the situation almost unbearable. 2nd Regiment patrols were sent out throughout the night to ascertain enemy troop strengths and positions. 1st Regiment, under the command of Col Marshall, was still being held as the 36th Division’s reserve force. Spending the day in relative ease, barring the occasional artillery and mortar round, they would now find themselves in the thick of the Mt Difensa quagmire. German artillery began to rain down on 1st Regiment’s location, pushing the men out of their positions so they were forced to move westward away from their trail.

The BAR would eventually come in to supplement the Johnson, as the Force only had 125 of them. 30-06 cartridge at a cyclic rate of roughly 500 rounds per minute. The weapon was belt fed, weighed 45 pounds with the tripod, and was air-cooled. The weapon was recoil-operated and it fired from the open bolt. The M1919A1 was intended to be used as a mobile support weapon that could be easily carried and set up. The weapon was crewed by two men: the gunner, and the assistant gunner who would load and help feed the weapon.

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