All Quiet On The Walting Front

"Did men obtain and wear items not officially granted, for sure, a classic case being that of the author Erich Maria Remarque of the WW1 Classic "All Quiet on the Western Front" he returned home wearing a Lieutenants uniform and sporting an Iron Cross to which he had no claim, he was conscripted into the military aged 18, On 12 June 1917, he was transferred to the Western Front, 2nd Company, Reserves, Field Depot of the 2nd Guards Reserve Division at Hem-Lenglet. On 26 June he was posted to the 15th Reserve Infantry Regiment, 2nd Company of Trench Battalion Bethe, and was stationed between Torhout and Houthulst. On 31 July he was wounded by shrapnel in the left leg, right arm and neck, and was repatriated to an army hospital in Germany where he spent the rest of the war"

Lifted from The Great War Forum.
The walting cunt!

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