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Paul von Hindenburg - Quotes

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All we know is that, at times, fighting the Russians, we had to remove the piles of enemy bodies from before our trenches, so as to get a clear field of fire against new waves of assault. ---->>>

However, the fact that the tanks had now been raised to such a pitch of technical perfection that they could cross our undamaged trenches and obstacles did not fail to have a marked effect on our troops. ---->>>

I also believed that our public at home would be strong enough to survive even the present crisis. ---->>>

In the account book of the Great War the page recording the Russian losses has been ripped out. The figures are unknown. Five millions, or eight? We ourselves know not. ---->>>

It is impossible for our working people to maintain their full strength if they do not succeed in obtaining a sufficient supply of fat, allotted to them on a proper basis. ---->>>

I believed that our own public would keep this in mind even in this serious crisis, and stand firm if only we at the front continued to stand firm too. ---->>>

In spite of certain distressing but isolated occurrences in the last battle, I certainly hoped that the Army would be in a position to continue to hold out. ---->>>

It does not seem to me to be sufficiently recognized everywhere among the officials that the existence or non-existence of our people and Empire is at stake. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: October 2, 1847
Birthplace:
Die: 08-02, 1934
Occupation: Soldier
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Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg ( listen ), known generally as Paul von Hindenburg (German: [ˈpaʊl fɔn ˈhɪndn̩bʊɐ̯k]; 2 October 1847 – 2 August 1934) was a German military officer, statesman, and politician who largely controlled German policy in the second half of World War I and served as the elected President of Germany from 1925 until his death in 1934 (wikipedia)