Saw an Interview with him he did the chain Gang thing and escaped... Went back years later but they forgave himOn Friday 25 February, 1949 Robert Mitchum one of my favourite film stars was freed from a Los Angeles county prison farm after serving a 2 month sentence for marijuana possession. The star of Cape of Fear and Night of the Hunter had been caught smoking a joint at a party.
Now in the UK it would be a slap on the wrist.
Good soldiers died on all sides of the conflict. I think towards the end knowing it was a hopeless situation they fought for each other. There is no greater bond in combat. Good to see you around snafusmite.My Great Uncle Died near Leningrad (St. Petersburg) in December 1943. On the German side. The Eastern front was a slaughter and meat grinder.