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    70 years on, troops sacrificed in Hitler's doomed last stand are unearthed

    What a marvelous job these archaeologists from the Association for the Recovery of the Fallen do in the preservation of these battle sites

    The fought to the end and died for a dictator


    Rest in Peace


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    Great article Al but they didn't have much choice, as the chain dogs,(Field Police) would have hanged them from a lamp post as happened to thousands of German soldiers who left their posts without permission.One of the best books about this is Armageddon by Max Hastings. Bill...

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    Agreed Bill, I suppose when faced with those options it was a pretty awful choice to make a noose or a bullet
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