Wounded on the Eastern Front
17th September 1942: After receiving a shrapnel wound to the knee a German soldier must wait over a month before he is evacuated
The German Grossdeutschland Infantry Division had arrived on the outskirts of Rzhev, (The Rzhev 'Meat Grinder') - on the northern section of the Eastern Front - at the end of August. Within days they were engaged in bitter battles, waiting for Soviet artillery barrages to be followed by infantr…
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