The Forgotten Soldier - Study Guide Part 3 - The Retreat Summary & Analysis

Guy Sajer
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Part Three is divided into three chapters and is labeled as "Autumn 1943." Chapter 7 - The New Front discusses the Russian recapture of Kharkov with several other major Russian breakthroughs. The Gross Deautschland regiment is fully equipped and supplied and is used as a reactionary force. While the entire German front collapses, the regiment is moved from one emergency to the next. Typically the soldiers understand little about their strategic situation or even location. Sajer's unit is led by Hauptmann (Captain) Wesreidau. Wesreidau is a devoted soldier, fully loyal to Germany, and highly indoctrinated with Nazi policy. He is a formidable soldier and appears immune to fear. The pragmatic soldiers approve him fully, especially The Veteran. Wesreidau often delivers lengthy speeches on policy and philosophy; also, his tactics are sound. Lindberg and Hals recover from their wounds and return to...

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