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By Franz A. P. Frisch

«Condemned to dwell: A Panzer Artillerymans Five-Front War», is an account by means of an Austrian draftee of his time within the German military earlier than, in the course of, and after international battle II. The e-book was once co-written through Franz Frisch and Wilbur Jones, Jr. because the booklet used to be written greater than 50 years after the shut of the struggle, it's even more of a memory of what it was once prefer to serve within the German military instead of describing real battling and campaigning. Mr Frisch served from the start of the conflict until the tip, and spent years in a PoW camp in Italy after the battle.

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I was very lucky. It was a nice break even while recovering from that medical problem. It was my first time at the university where I ultimately got my degree, a very interesting and very beautiful but brief experience. At that time, the part of Artillery Regiment 109 I was assigned to was somewhere in Germany having returned from the front. A new unit was organized for the Afrika Korps and was being trained for African duty, and I was told to report to it after recovering. Later, in Naples, Italy, in 1942, I got the jaundice and was sent home again to recover.

Byelorussia, 1941. Franz Frisch, the G e r m a n Simple Soldier 13 The good old reliable Steyr staff car, with its own firewood. This car which hauled members of Frisch's battery around Europe was built in Steyr, Austria. Russia, 1941. I adjusted quickly and easily to army life by learning the rules and even at a youthful age to keep eyes and ears open and mouth shut. I got along very well with my enlisted comrades. We seldom had time to go into local towns for recreation time, and ended up writing letters daily and drinking a lot.

I lost many friends, and later considered myself extremely lucky to be in Sicily, waiting for the Americans' invasion we knew would come. 1 1 The German 10cm field piece was equivalent to the Americans' 105mm howitzer, and the 15cm piece was similar to the 155mm howitzer. German soldiers queue up for fresh canteen water. France, 1940. The Artillerie Regiment 109 created its own unit insignia, shown here to the right of the license plate. It is an Austrian Wappen (crest) with a cross and outline of Vienna's St.

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