Fritz Kreisler

Fritz Kreisler

Austrian violinist and composer.
The moral effect of the thundering of one's own artillery is most extraordinary, and many of us thought that we had never heard any more welcome sound than the deep roaring and crashing that started in at our rearMore Fritz Kreisler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
IN trying to recall my impressions during my short war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army, I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confusedMore Fritz Kreisler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before, I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife, in order to report for duty. As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:40]
We started at once to dig our trenches, half of my platoon stepping forward abreast, the men being placed an arm's length apart. After laying their rifles down, barrels pointing to the enemy, a line was drawn behind the row of rifles and parallel to it.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:10]
Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:58]

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