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Page 16
- the riding in of the Russian
horseman.
Lots of fellows were coming
back from neighboring
farms with flour, sugar
& various other things.
Norm & I decided to try
our luck, but when
we got to the near
by houses they had all
been ransacked of
everything useful.  A Russian
tractor pulling a field gun
& a truck was going
by & we jumped on the
running board & rode
into town with them.
The Russians had only
occupied the town recently
& there was still small
army fire & shelling
to be heard on the other
side.  Before we decided
it was unhealthy