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Gerd von Rundstedt, German Soldier ( December 12, 1875 - February 24, 1953 )

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If was, increased by a lack of railways in Russia - for bringing up supplies to our advancing troops.~Gerd von Rundstedt


Up Russia Advancing

Another adverse factor was the way the Russians received continual reinforcements from their back areas, as they fell back. It seemed to us that as soon as one force was wiped out, the path was blocked by the arrival of a fresh force.~Gerd von Rundstedt


Path Way Back

It is madness to attempt to hold. In the first place the troops cannot do it and in the second place if they do not retreat they will be destroyed. I repeat that this order be rescinded or that you find someone else.~Gerd von Rundstedt


Second Place You Madness

The responsibility of commanding the invasion fell to me, and the task was assigned to my Army Group.~Gerd von Rundstedt


Responsibility Me Group

The German Air Force was not sufficient to protect the sea crossing on its own. While the leading part of the forces might have landed, there was the danger that they might be cut off from supplies and reinforcements.~Gerd von Rundstedt


Sea Air Protect