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A visceral account from contemporaneous diaries of a soldier who freuently came close to death but somehow survived Following his Abitur A levels in Rehfeldt volunteered for the Panzer Arm but was trained on the heavy mortar and heavy MG with Grossdeutschland Division He was on the Front from fighting for the city of Tula south of Moscow Battling in freezing conditions at its lowest the descriptions of the privations are vivid and terrifying With no winter clothes they resorted to using those taken fr.
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In the field in He was awarded numerous honours including the Wound Badge and the Infantry Assault Badge On May he was captured by US Forces and held as PoW for one month in a camp at Waschow before internment in Holstein from where he was released in July after agreeing to work on the land In December he began studying veterinary medicine his future career This astonishing account of a man who kept bouncing back from near death is a testament to the author s determination and sheer strength of spiri.
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Om Soviet corpses In fighting near Oriel however his batallion suffered heavy losses and was disbanded Ill with frostbitten legs Rehfeldt was treated in hospital and once recovered was dispatched to the Front Following various battles Werch Bolchov his batallion again suffered heavy losses and it merged In agony from severe frostbite to his legs Rehfeldt defied the odds and astonished his surgeon when he walked again He was promoted from Gunner to Trained Private Soldier in and to Corporal for bravery.