ditto on the recent WWII reading....although this was from a machine gunner in CCR, 11th Armored Division. He walked around a lot at night to keep warm....multiple bedrolls... you name it. Pickaxe/mattox bounced off of the icy ground...tough to dig a decent fox hole....and provide over head cover. digging kept you warm however...
Originally Posted by ScottWashburn
Horniste! Blas das Signal zum Angriffe!
"But in the end, it's the history, stupid. If you can't document it, forget about it. And no amount of 'tomfoolery' can explain away conduct that in the end makes history (and living historians) look stupid and wrong. "