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Interview. German Schoolboy Flak Gunner..

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#1 sniper1946



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Posted 21 May 2010 - 08:06 PM

At the beginning of World War II, the thought of schoolboys manning a German anti-aircraft battery would have been inconceivable. By early 1942, however, Germany was experiencing tremendous manpower shortages. Casualties suffered since 1939 had rapidly gobbled up most of a generation and the Nazis began conscripting younger and younger men in order to fill the vacancies in the ranks.
Interview: Walter Krupinski

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