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Veterans of the bloodiest struggling with of the Russian entrance, 15,000 males with tanks and artillery, they have been hounded for each mile in their march via saboteurs of the Resistance and brokers of the Allied distinct Forces. alongside their course they took reprisals so savage they are going to reside eternally within the chronicles of the main appalling atrocities of warfare. "My literary VC is going absolutely to Max Hastings for his Das Reich...the tale of a march that left in the back of a path of blood and dying, torture and heroism...the slaughter and burning to dying of 642 males, girls and youngsters of Oradour-sur-Glane...the putting of ninety nine civilians from the lamp-posts of Tulle as a reprisal for Maquis action." - "Sunday Telegraph".

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