Signal Red Author:Harold Calin "Damn the Bastards they won't give in..." The end of the war mop-up operation was moving as fast as the brass wanted it to. — Paris, 25 August, 1944... Radscheid, Germany, 14 September, 1944... Schevenhuette, 16 November, 1944...It had been a long time since Sergeant Harris started. Yes. Not in the number of days, maybe - but you don't measure... more » the days; you measure the lives you die through - o live and die again in some new hole of a place up along the line.
Somewhere on the way, the sergeant had made lieutenant, and he struggled to keep the promotion in mind. It told him, partly, who he was...unlike Hacker, who had died screaming and not knowing...unlike the remnants of K Company that Harris was still leading - past one last gd Kraut attack after another - towards the abyss of total extinction...« less