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Didn’t They Know This?

These vast spaces depress me and these vast hordes of people! We’re lost if we don’t win them over.

German Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist in a letter of his wife in September 1942, three months into the German invasion of the Soviet Union.

(Source: Hitler’s Field Marshals and Their Battles by Samuel Mitcham)

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/