Panzer Gunner: A Canadian in the German 7th Panzer Division, by Bruno Friesen

By Bruno Friesen

  • Unique memoir of a Canadian serving in a German armored department
  • What it used to be wish to struggle in a tank at the japanese entrance
  • Details at the battlefield functionality of the Panzer IV tank

    Six months sooner than global struggle II erupted in 1939, Bruno Friesen was once despatched to Germany via his father in hopes of a higher lifestyles. Friesen was once drafted into the Wehrmacht 3 years later and ended up within the seventh Panzer department. Serving as a gunner in a Panzer IV tank after which a Jagdpanzer IV tank destroyer, Friesen skilled excessive wrestle opposed to the Soviets in Romania, Lithuania, and West Prussia.

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