Books: Catalogue of Killing

ALL NIGHT LONG—Erskine Caldwell —Duell, Sloan and Pearce ($2.50).

Sergei Korokov and his wife, Natasha, lived in a Russian village that was overrun by the Nazi Army. Sergei got orders to join the local force of Russian guerrillas. Escaping from his village, he killed a Nazi sentry, "felt the blade sink downward easily." To reach the guerrillas he had to shoot one German ("his body . . . rolled silently"), then-another ("his body crumpled").

Among the guerrillas Sergei met Fyodor, whose pregnant wife had been bayoneted to death by Nazis, his child daughter raped. Fyodor and Sergei were sent to dynamite a Nazi...

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