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What I Saw


by Joseph Roth

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Text:
La Ruée!
Hambourg, Stettin, Francfort (an der Oder), Dresden
The Mad Dash!
Reverse:
Koister, Pinxit, 61, Faub. Poissonnière, Paris.

A Russian Cossack and his mount jump the border into Germany, his lance aimed squarely at Berlin. This French fantasy of its Russian ally sharply contrasted with the slow advance into East Prussia of the Russian First Army and the disastrous offensive of the Russian Second Army that ended in its destruction at Tannenberg. Germany then turned back to the Russian First Army in the First Battle of the Masurian Lakes, and drove it from Russia. Illustration by Kunder (?).

Reports from Berlin, 1920 - 1933

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2003

Copyright: 2003 by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. (English translation)

Other books by Joseph Roth (2)

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The Radetzky March Fiction - participant
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