I had an Uncle who served with the German Army during World War II. In reply to my request for military information, I received a letter from Berlin today. It's entirely in German. I have done a rough translation. His name was Georg Manz. He was born 28/07/1927 in Backi-Brestowatz Kreis Hodzag/Jugoslawien. He apparently was a Panzer tank rifleman. On 20/02/1945 at the age of 17, he was killed by a bullet to the head from a low flying straffing attack.
The last sentence gives his… Continue