World War: Pride Rideth After a Fall

Paul Ludwig von Kleist is a man of great pride. He comes of a noble Pomeranian family, the most famous of whom was Germany's great classical dramatist, Wilhelm von Kleist. He boasts 36 ancestors who held the rank of general in Prussian and Pomeranian Armies. And last week Colonel General Paul Ludwig von Kleist could boast that he himself was the first German general to be pushed around by the Russians in World War II.

Russian forces had caused Paul von Kleist to pick up his maps and binoculars and beat it from Rostov-on-Don 40...

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