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A Thousand Shall Fall
A Thousand Shall Fall
By Hans Habe
Harcourt, 1941, 442 pp

This is one of the most dramatic and revealing of the books of personal experience yet to come out of the war. A young anti-Nazi Hungarian journalist and novelist who served in the French Army as a Foreign Volunteer, was captured during the Blitzkrieg, and finally escaped to America, paints a vivid and depressing picture of the disorganization, defeatism and demoralization at and behind the Western Front.