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We had just started when a stray Fritz appeared out of the woods and begged us to take him back where he would work hard and get something to eat. His appearance was not impressing and when I questioned him his character did not appeal to me either. He was an absolute 'nark' and I found it easy to believe him when he said that he did not get on well with his comrades. In the middle of an argument with him a couple of runners turned up with a worse looking specimen. On finding that I spoke German he left them and quickly decided to stick to me, so the two followed us.
They absolutely refused to
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