World Battlefronts: The Night's Terrible Darkness

"With red-rimmed eyes which know no sleep, the German soldiers stare into the night's terrible darkness, from which the enemy may appear at any moment. With ears clogged with mud, they listen to the distant roar of tank motors, which just as often come from the rear as from the front. . . .

"They freeze in storms of ice-cold rain and hail. Their feet burn and smart horribly from endless marching through mud. Their stomachs growl because food arrives irregularly and often must be dropped from airplanes. Even ammunition is often scarce when the supply trains cannot proceed because...

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