„Il y a dans les yeux de cette bête une douleur humaine…“

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In Stimmen aus den Schützengräben #18 we deal with an often disregarded topic: animals at war. During WWI millions of animals were used for various tasks on all fronts. Horses were not only used by cavalry but also by artillery regiments to pull the heavy artillery pieces. Mules were also used to convey supplies, especially in the mountains. Dogs could have different tasks: sentry, scouting, conveying messages, finding casualties, providing psychological comfort as mascottes. Pigeons were also widely used to convey messages, with an astonishing 95% rate of success. This episode focuses on horses and mules, presenting different aspects of their life and death on the frontline. They were by far the most exploited animals: in 1917 the British Army alone had to buy 15.000 horses a month to mantain the number they needed!

 

Italian prisoners burying horses. 8 November 1917 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

Italian prisoners burying horses. 8 November 1917 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

 

The first document of the week is a letter by Johann Görtemaker (see episodes  #5, #12, #13#14 and #15) ), written in Flanders on the 12 August 1917. The German soldier tells to his parents: „in our previous positions we also had artillery barrages, but it has never been such a Hell as here. The Somme was surely not worse“. In that barren land full of mud and holes, artillery batteries had to be moved quite often to avoid counter-battery fire. Sometimes guns, men and animals would get stuck in the mud. „suddenly I fell with my horse, which sunk belly-deep into the mud. Hopefully the bavarian gunners finally managed to pull me from under the horse“. In such conditions,  animals were sometimes enduring more than men: „Horses suffer the most, because they must remain for hours in one spot and they only get a small amount of fodder“. A transcription of the Görtemaker’s letters is available at: http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/de/contributions/462

 

Dogs at work, Austrian Army. (Österreichsische Nationalbibliothek)

Dogs at work, Austrian Army. (Österreichsische Nationalbibliothek)

 

The second document is a passage from an interview with British Sgt Leonard J. Ounsworth (see episodes #1, #3, #7 and #8).  As a soldier enlisted in an artillery regiment he was always in contact with horses, and he says the training of animals was even more important than that of men. When a cannon had to be moved teamwork between men and horses was crucial, because only with a well-coordinated effort it was possible (for exemple) to pull a gun out of the mud. The full interview  can be downloaded at: http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/gwa/document/9404?REC=1

 

French soldiers pulling mules (gallica.fr)

French soldiers pulling mules (gallica.fr)

 

The third „guest“ of the week is Italian Lieutenant Paolo Caccia Dominioni (see episode #15). We selected two interesting passages from his diary. The first is from an entry dated 20 September 1917. The officer mentions the presence of a dead mule exactly in the middle between two batteries, that stinks horribly because nobody wanted to bury it. The two gun crews are insulting each other while stating it is not their duty to bury the animal. During WWI, dead mules and horses were often part of the landscape. The second passage is taken from the entry dated 21 September 1917. Some mules got sick and died after being fed only rice (see episode #15), and Caccia Dominioni got into some trouble with the army. His comments are very sarcastic: when a men died, nothing happened, but for mules enquiries would be started and the whole bureaucracy would be involved. The war journal of Paolo Caccia Dominioni has been published under the title: „1915-1919. Diario di guerra

 

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Sick horse in Gorizia, 1916 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

 

The last „guest“ of the week is French soldier Paul Lintier. He was enlisted in an artillery regiment and fought from 1914 until 15 March 1916, when he was killed in action. He wrote a book of memories („Ma pièce, souvenirs d’un canonnier„) that was first published as feuilleton by the newspaper L’Humanité in spring 1916. The first passage depicts a sick horse, so emaciated that „one wonders, how the bones of his hips aren’t piercing his skin„. The second one tells of a wounded horse that had to be killed by the author with a shot in the head („there is human suffering in the eyes of this beast„). The full book can be read at: https://archive.org/details/avecunebatterie00lint

 

-Credits-

Editing: Romana Stücklschweiger, Matteo Coletta.
Commentary: Matteo Coletta.

Voices in this episode: Hannes Hochwasser as Johannes Görtemaker,  Matteo Coletta as Paolo Caccia Dominioni  and Paul Lintier, Leonard J. Ounsworth as himself.

Jingle:

Music: Gregoire Lourme, “Fire arrows and shields
Concept: Matteo Coletta
Voices: Hannes Hochwasser, Matteo Coletta, Roman Reischl, L.J. Ounsworth, Norbert K. Hund.

 

 

Sven Regener (Element of Crime, Herr Lehmann) im Interview

„Es geht um das Herz der Sache, Charlie. Es geht um Magical Mystery“
Ein Buch wie ein Rausch: Man braucht 48 Stunden, die Droge heißt Sven Regener. Am Start: eine Handvoll ziemlich verrückter Techno-Freaks. Und am Steuer: Karl Schmidt, der beste Freund von Frank Lehmann.

Am 14. Oktober war Sven Regener, Autor und Mastermind der Band Element of Crime im Rockhouse zu Gast und las aus seinem aktuellen Buch „Magic Mystery“, ein Spin-Off des Erfolgsbuches Herr Lehmann. Wir haben uns mit Sven Regner über das aktuelle Album Lieblingsfarben und Tiere und über das neue Buch „Magic Mystery oder die Rückkehr des Karl Schmidt“ gesprochen, ihr hört das Interview am 30. Oktober 2014 im Magazin um 5.

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Stadtteilradio Lehen am 27. Oktober 2014: 30+1 Fest KIZ JUZ Lehen

Lehen feiert weiter – diesmal lud das Kinder- und Jugendzentrum zum 31jährigen Jubiläum. An einem strahlend schönen Freitag feierte Jung und Alt im und rund vorm  Haus in der Schumacherstraße 20. Musik, Spiele, Turniere, Köstlichkeiten – das Fest am 3. Oktober ließ keine Wünsche offen für die mehr als 1000 BesucherInnen. Der Verein Spektrum dankt allen fürs Kommen! Kinder und Jugendliche waren als ReporterInnen vor Ort.

Infos zum Jubiläumsfest gibt es noch hier:

www.spektrum.at

Einladungsvideo und Fotos zum Nachschauen

 

Interviews: Sabrina, Bianca und viele meh

Schnitt: Iris Perner

 

„Aufruf aus dem Kosmos“, diesmal mit Andreas Nussbaummüller als Live-Gast!“

Aufruf aus dem Kosmos
25. Oktober 2014
18 – 19 Uhr, Radiofabrik Salzburg

Andreas Nussbaummüller ist Energetiker, Medium, diplomierter Mentaltrainer und Rückführungsleiter. Er organisiert Gruppenreisen zu den bosnischen Pyramiden, welche im Jahr 2006 von Semir Osmanagic rund um die bosnische Kleinstadt Visoko entdeckt wurden. Zudem hält er mit dem AERIaner Gerhard einen monatlichen „UFO-Stammtisch“ beim Wildparkwirt im oberösterreichischen Altenfelden ab. Vor Kurzem veröffentlichte er sein erstes Buch „Ich bestimme mein Leben selbst – Befreiung von Begrenzungen“. Das empfehlenswerte Buch stellte er neulich in Salzburg beim AERI-UFO-Stammtisch im Hartlwirt vor. www.aeri.at

Unser Sendungsgast hat also eine Menge zu erzählen: über sich, seinen Lebensweg und über interessante Entwicklungen auf unserem wunderschönen Heimatplaneten Erde. Diese Entwicklungen hängen mit dem Kontakt der Menschheit mit verschiedenen Raumfahrenden Zivilisationen im multidimensionalen Kosmos (Ordnung) zusammen. Der Kontakt bestand vor Jahrtausenden und er besteht im Jahr 2014!

In dieser Live-Stunde gehen wir in die Tiefe der außerirdischen Kontakte mit uns Menschen. Wir gehen in die Tiefe des Prozesses der Transformation, durch den die Erde und ihre Bewohnerinnen und Bewohner (Pflanzen, Tiere und Menschen) im aktuellen Zeiten- und Dimensionswechsel gehen. Nebenbei bemerkt, durchläuft im Augenblick das gesamte Sonnensystem mehr oder weniger intensiv diesen Prozess.

Kleiner Buchauszug: Bewusstsein und Energie, einfache Sache! Was du denkst, bist du!
So mächtig bist du, du erschaffst deinen Mangel, und aufgrund von Programmierung erschaffst du dir dein Unwürdigsein. Der Gott in dir würde niemals sagen, dass er unwürdig ist, denn er weiß, dass er aller Dinge würdig ist. Er ist die Lebenskraft, der Urgrund; er würde das niemals sagen. Einzig und allein das Image sagt das.
„Ich habe alle diese Dinge in meinem Leben getan. Gott, habe ich Fehler gemacht! Und sie quälen mich!“ Sie quälen dich deshalb, weil du sie nicht als Weisheit, sondern als Fehler betrachtet hast! Und sie kommen immer wieder zu dir zurück und warten. Und jener Gott in dir sagt: „Komm hervor! Komm hervor!“ Er bringt all jene Miseren hoch; verstehst du denn nicht? Der Gott in dir hält eure Vergangenheit immer wieder vor euch hin, damit du sagst: „Es ist beendet.“
Damit du sagst: „Ich habe daraus Weisheit erlangt, damit es in deinem Buch, in deiner Seele, genannt Leben, niedergeschrieben wird.“ Dann lässt es von dir ab, und dann beginnt die Sonne auf dich zu strahlen!
Ich muss dich immer wieder erinnern wie mächtig du bist, bis dass du es im Leben umgesetzt hast! www.lightchannel.at

Noch etwas zu den Pyramiden: „Seit Jahren rätseln Archäologen über die pyramidenförmigen Hügel um das Dorf Visoko in Bosnien-Herzegowina. Handelt es sich wirklich um verwitterte Pyramiden einer vorzeitlichen Architektur? Unabhängige Wissenschaftler haben unterschiedliche Tests durchgeführt und entdeckten dabei Unglaubliches. Im Innern des Berges befindet sich eine unheimliche Energiequelle…..Das unglaubliche ist die Feststellung eines „Energiestrahls“, der aus dem Gipfel der Sonnenpyramide austritt. Die Energiequelle liegt etwa 2,4 Kilometer unter dem Berg. Was ist das für eine „Energiemaschine“ und wozu dient sie? Wussten das alte Zivilisationen?“ Quelle: http://erst-kontakt.blog.de/2013/06/08/mystery-special-bosnischen-pyramiden-visoko-8-juni-16102971/

Die Musik bringt unser Sendungsgast aus Oberösterreich mit.

Wir freuen uns wiederum auf offene Ohren und Herzen!

Claus, Monika, Rüdiger

„La nostra linea era a nove metri dal nemico…“

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Stimmen of the Schützengraben #17 deals once more with the Alpine front (see episode #10).  In the first half of the show we try to give a general impression of war in the mountains while the second half is dedicated to specific episodes and situations.

 

Austrian soldiers on the Ortler, September 1916 (Österreichische Nationalbibliotek)

Austrian soldiers on the Ortler, September 1916 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

 

We begin with Fritz Weber (see episode #16), an Austrian Lieutenant who witnessed the war against Italy from the very first days (he was at Fort Verle when it was heavily bombed by Italian artillery in may 1915) to the very end, fighting on different scenarios such as Monte Cimone (see episode #16) and the Alpine front, but also taking part in several battles on the Isonzo front (see episodes #13, #12, #11, #5, #4, #1)). At Fort Verle Weber became friends with Luis Trenker, with whom he wrote several books related with the war on the Alps. Trenkler also directed a film on this topic, released in 1931 with the title „Bergen in Flammen“, here with Italian subtitles:

 

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The Source of this document is the book „Der Alpenkrieg“, also published with the titles „Das Ende einer Armee“ and „Das Ende der alte Armee“ (for more details about the editions of this book see episode #16).  The selected passage belongs to the first part of the book, „Granaten und Lawinen“. At pages 82-83 the author gives an impression of what the war in the Alps looked like: avalanches, cold, deadly nature. But also enemies that could dig silent galleries under fresh snow, spring all of a sudden out of the ground, kill and capture in the twinkling of an eye. They would then vanish in the snow, before any help could come. These pages are related to the winter 1916-1917 on Mount Pasubio.

 

Italian Alpini in 1915 (Bibliothèque Nationale de France)

Italian Alpini in 1915 (Bibliothèque Nationale de France)

 

The second document of the week is a passage from the book „Un anno sul Pasubio“, by Italian officer Michele Campana. He was assigned to the infantry brigade „Liguria„, which defended a very difficult position from July to November 1916. In some sectors there were only 9 meters between Italian and Austrian lines, with only one barbed wire fence in the middle. The stress was extremely high and the soldiers had to lay on the ground most of the times, with their rifle and hand grenades ready for use.

 

Austrian sniper, 1916 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

Austrian sniper, 1916 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

Austrian snipers were one of the biggest dangers, because they rarely missed their shot. Most of them were used to hunting big game before the war and already had a great experience with scoped rifles. Moreover, the adoption of explosive rounds by the Austro-Hungarian Army is well documented, although their use was forbidden against human targets by the Saint Petersburg Declaration of 1868. Their shots, usually aimed at the head, were extremely deadly.

In his book, Campana recalls a conversation with one of these snipers. The man came from Tirol and had been taken prisoner, but still carried with pride the case of a rifle scope.

Curiosity: the Italian word for „sniper“ is „cecchino„. During WWI Italian soldiers often referred to the enemy as „Cecco Beppe„, short form of „Francesco Giuseppe“ (Fanz Josef, the Austrian Kaiser). „Cecchino“ is a further diminutive of „Cecco Beppe“. It is not possible to say who started using this ironical nickname to identify the invisible threat, but it became so popular that  it is still part of the common language. Using a common man’s name for the enemy is a well documented practice: British soldiers were called „Tommys“ by the Germans, who in return were called „Fritz“ by the British. Similar nicknames were used during WWII, and during the Vietnam War American troops referred to the Vietcong as „Charlie“.

 

Austrian soldier on the Ortler, September 1916 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

Austrian soldier on the Ortler, September 1916 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

 

The third document is an extract from the war journal of Thomas Bergner (see episode #10). The was written on the  24 July 1915 in the Soča valley, and it shows how hard the life on the mountains was, even in summer. the weather was windy and rainy, very cold, and the only source of drinkable water was the snow in the fissures between rocks, that soldiers had to fetch risking their lives. A transcription of the diaries and letters of Thomas Bergner is available at: http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en/contributions/13071.

 

Italian Alpini during WWI (www.nondimenticare.com)

Italian Alpini during WWI (www.nondimenticare.com)

 

The last document of this episode is a short passage taken from the memories of Italian soldier Giacomo Pesenti (see episode #10). He once was on watch duty with two other soldiers on a ridge of the Königsspitze (Gran Zebrù), on the border between Sud Tirol and Lombardy. They wanted to shoot against the Austrian trench to let them know they were awake and alert, but as soon as they pulled the trigger they were struck by lightning. Pesenti says the weather was not stormy, and there was only one single black cloud above them. He was thrown against a wooden balk and hit his head, but one of his comrades was less lucky, and was seriously injured. Pesenti informed his headquarters and unplugged the telephone to avoid attracting more lightning.
The short extract comes from the book “La Grande Guerra in Lombardia”, by Giuseppe Magrin.

-Credits-

Editing: Eva Schmidhuber, Matteo Coletta.
Commentary: Matteo Coletta.

Voices in this episode: Norbert K. Hund as Fritz Weber,  Matteo Coletta as Michele Campana  and Giacomo Pesenti, Roman Reischl as Thomas Bergner.

Jingle:

Music: Gregoire Lourme, “Fire arrows and shields
Concept: Matteo Coletta
Voices: Hannes Hochwasser, Matteo Coletta, Roman Reischl, L.J. Ounsworth, Norbert K. Hund.

 

Aufmarsch der Zipfelmänner

> Sendung: Artarium vom Sonntag, 26. Oktober – Zum heurigen Nationalmusiktag mit Programmschwerpunkt Szenenwechsel – Lokale Sounds aus den Freien Radios wollen wir nicht hintanhalten, den gesamtaustriakischen Alpenpop in einem satirischen Aufwasch zu erwürdigen. Denn nichts scheint uns an diesem volkstumsschwangeren Nationalfahnenfest zur Beibehaltung der geistigen Individualgesundheit so wertvoll zu sein wie eine ordentliche Portion Blasphemie in der Blasmusik. In diesem Sinne also: Willkommen bei unserer herzerfrischenden Herabwürdigung von allesamt fraglichen Heimatsymbolen. Kommet zu Hauf – und nehmet ganz unerschrocken Marschmusik, Mundartgesang oder Volksschauspiel je nach Lust und Laune auseinander, bis dass es euch freut! Oder – um es gleich auch als passendes Motto für die freie Radioarbeit zu verwursten: WIR sind das Volk – und wir spielen UNSERE Musik 😀

lyapis trubetskoy feat. noize mc - bolt (video)Jössasmarandjosef, die Welt geht unter und das Bundesheer löst sich auch zunehmend auf. Nicht einmal flächendeckenden Schraubenschutz kann unsere Luftraumüberwachung garantieren, wenn die Trümmer aus schrottreifen Eurofightern regnen. Und – was wird aus der Militärmusik?

lyapis trubetskoy feat. noize mc - bolt (video)Sollen sich die „Jungschwanz“ (so werden sie intern ja wirklich genannt) etwa pudelnackert zur Angelobung aufstellen, weil es an Uniformen fehlt? Vorm neuen Vereidigungsminister, der so heißt, weil hier ein Buchstabe eingespart werden kann. Erst das T und dann auch noch das Tätärätä?

lyapis trubetskoy feat. noize mc - bolt (video)Gemach, gemach – noch gibt es immerhin Fahne, Vogel und Staat. Und beim Auftreten von plötzlichen unerwünschten Nebelwirkungen fragen sie ihren Arzt oder Apotheker, also uns 😛 Wir begleiten euch gern durch den Wust der Zeit ans Ziel – einstweilig selbst sein, hier und jetzt

gleich zur Entspannung anschaun: Lyapis Trubetskoy feat. Noize MC – Bolt (Vimeo)

 

Gemeinschaft erleben – Freiwilligen-Netzwerke in Salzburg

Gemeinschaft und Freundschaft zu erleben statt Einsamkeit zu erdulden ist das Ziel der Freiwilligennetzwerke in Salzburg. Die Netzwerke wurden eingeführt um Lebensqualität im Alter zu gewinnen, körperlich und geistig fit zu bleiben und so lange wie möglich in den eigenen vier Wänden zu leben. Freiwillige unterstützen dies mit regelmäßigen und verlässlichen Besuchskontakten, Gesprächen und Hilfestellungen bei alltäglichen Dingen wie gemeinsam Einkaufen zu gehen. Die Koordinatorin Monika Rendl stellt uns die Netzwerke vor und beleuchtet das Angebot für SeniorInnen und Ehrenamtliche. Die Inhalte werden von Rusza Jankovic auf Bosnisch/Kroatisch/Serbisch zusammengefasst.

GÖTTERFUNK mit DOC J. (live & unplugged, 16.10.2014)

götterfunk_docJIn einem Alter, wo andere schon längst nur mehr ihre Greatest Hits bemühen, nimmt er sein erstes Album auf: DOC J. alias Johannes Leimgruber war am 16. Oktober Gast im GÖTTERFUNK. Älteren Semestern noch als Sänger der Groove Corporation (80er-Jahre) bekannt kehrte DOC J. jüngst nach 25-jähriger Zurückgezogenheit mit seinem Erstling „Time Fades“ in die Salzburger Musikszene zurück. Von seinem alten Mitstreiter Stootsie begleitet bot DOC J. im GÖTTERFUNK bei Oliver Baumann eine spannenden und zugleich unterhaltsame Mischung aus live-gespielter Musik, Rückblicken auf die frühe Karriere und Innenansichten seines Schaffens. GÖTTERFUNK at its best! Hier zum Nachhören.

„Ehe der Italiener um Hilfe schreien kann, packen ihn nervige Fäuste…“

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In Stimmen aus den Schützengraben #16 we deal once again with prisoners of war (see episode #9). The first aspect discussed in this episode is the prisoner as a source of information. Prisoners were often interrogated to obtain useful intelligence not only on the strenght and number of the enemy, but also on the names and origins of their regiments (e.g. : usually Prussian regiments were more agressive than Bavarian regiments). Sometimes, when it wasn’t possible to capture men in battle or to rely on desertors, the order was given to find an enemy soldier and bring him to the headquarters. It was of course a very difficult and dangerous task.

 

Fritz Weber during the war (Wikipedia)

Fritz Weber during the war (Wikipedia)

The first document of the week is an extract from the memories of Fritz Weber, an Austrian Lieutenant. These events took place in 1916 on Monte Cimone, a mountain on the Alpine front (see episode #10). The Austrian headquarters were planning an assault to retake the summit, but they needed to know the strenght of the Italian defence. It was necessary to capture an enemy soldier and question him, and the task was carried on by two volunteers of the 59th Infantry Regiment „Erzherzog Rainer, made up of conscripts from the regions of Salzburg and Upper Austria.

The action was quick and well organised: one night the Italians were distracted with intense rifle fire and hand grenades while the two volunteers sneaked in no man’s land. They shoved a bangalore torpedo under the barbed wire and immediately broke into the gap, grabbed an Italian soldier out of his trench and carried him away so quickly, that he hadn’t time to shout for help.

The selected passage is at cap.6 of the book „Granaten und Lawinen„, first part of Fritz Weber’s memories. It was published together with other three parts in 1933 and 1938 with the title „Das Ende einer Armee“, then republished in 1959 with the title „Das Ende der alten Armee„.

The early involvement of Weber with the NSDAP might explain why his works are extremely hard to find in Austria, not only in book stores but also in the libraries. Despite the fact that Fritz Weber later moved to Salzburg (1962), there is no record of his many books and novels in the Stadtbibliothek Salzburg. For this episode of Stimmen aus den Schützengräben we relied on a (rare) 1996 edition published by the Österreichischer Milizverlag under the title „Der Alpenkrieg„.

In Italy Fritz Weber is mentioned in most anthologies, bibliographies and websites related to WWI and especially to the Italian front. His many books of war memories have been translated, published and republished by Mursia.

German prisoners on the Western front, 31 March 1918

German prisoners on the Western front, 31 March 1918

 

The second document of this week is an original recording of Captain Howard B. Ward (see episodes #2, #14 and #15). He mostly talks about British generals and other high-ranking officers, stating how much they were hated by their soldiers, because of the orders they gave („we had two enemies: one was the Germans, and the second one our own generals„). A visit of those officers in the trenches was always a bad omen. They usually ordered costly and uneffective assaults, but sometimes they also asked the men to „go out“ and try to capture a German to interrogate him. These prisoners were well treated, and they were usually offered a cigarette or sometimes a drop of rum as soon as they arrived to the British lines. The full The full tape is available at: http://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/2020601/attachments_66347_4980_66347_original_66347_mp3.html?

 

tedeschi prigionieri vimy ridge 1917

German prisoners helping Canadian soldiers near Vimy Ridge (http://collectionscanada.gc.ca)

 

The third document of the week is an extract from the memories of French soldier Jean Démariaux. He was captured at the end of may 1918 and sent to a prison camp in Ramecourt, in northeastern France. The hardest part of the detention was the lack of proper food to sustain the men during the forced labour. In 1918 the Central Powers were already starving (see episode #15), and the prisoners were mostly fed with soups and a bad-quality bread, in which the flour was partially replaced by sawdust and potatoes. Démariaux relates that the prisoners were used to carry artillery shells or build roads and railroads. A transcription of his memories is available at the URL: http://forezhistoire.free.fr/jean-demariaux.html.

 

German prisoners helping Canadian soldiers near Vimy Ridge (http://collectionscanada.gc.ca)

German prisoners helping Canadian soldiers near Vimy Ridge (http://collectionscanada.gc.ca)

 

The last document is an extract of a letter written by an Italian soldier of which we only know the first name (Ernesto). In the letter, written from the prison camp of Theresienstadt on the 24th of October 1915, Ernesto relates to his brother the reasons and circumstances of his desertion. He was fed-up with the war, and he casually met two other soldiers who also wanted to  escape. One night they walked towards the first lines with their full equipment, pretending that  they were on duty. They sneaked into no man’s land and crawled until they came in sight of the enemy lines. When daylight came they hoisted a white flag and surrendered.

After the war the Italian prisoners were released by Austria and sent to Italy, but most of them couldn’t go home immediately. Thousands of them were held for weeks in concentration camps near Reggio Emilia, waiting to be interrogated. Trials were started to establish wether the soldiers were captured or they deserted. In the summer of 1919 there were still 60.000 soldiers serving jail time. On the 2nd of September the government granted amnesty to 40.000 of them, i.e. those who committed minor felonies. The rest was „forgotten“, and only in recent years some researches have been done to cast some light on their obscure fate.

 

-Credits-

Editing: Romana Stücklschweiger, Matteo Coletta.
Commentary: Romana Stücklschweiger.

Voices in this episode: Norbert K. Hund as Fritz Weber,  Matteo Coletta as Jean Démariaux  and Ernesto, Howard B. Ward as himself.

Jingle:

Music: Gregoire Lourme, “Fire arrows and shields
Concept: Matteo Coletta
Voices: Hannes Hochwasser, Matteo Coletta, Roman Reischl, L.J. Ounsworth, Norbert K. Hund.

 

Battle&Hum#59

Battle&Hum #59

(Samstag 18.10.2014)

Auf in den Herbst, wir smashen die Pumpkins und pressen Kernöl mit der Prostata!

 

the playlist:

MC Randy Andy’s Perlen:

  • 1. Jack White (lazaretto) – three women
  • 2. Perera Elswhere (everlast) – ebora
  • 3. Clap your hands say yeah (same) – satan said dance
  • 4. FKA Twigs (EP2) – papi pacify

DJ Ridi Mama’s Säue:

  • 1. Jessica Lea Mayfield (?) – i wanna love you
  • 2. Alt-J (an awesome wave) – tessellate
  • 3. 5/8erl in Ehr’n (yes we does) – alaba – how do you do?
  • 4. Yasiin Gaye (?) – sex, love

„Hierzulande muss man müssen, sonst darf man nicht. Hier geht man nicht wo, sondern wohin.“ (Franz Hessel, „Spazieren in Berlin“, 1929)

 !Wichtiger Hinweis!

Ab sofort stehen unsere Sendungen nur mehr beschnitten (ohne Musiktitel) auf der CBA Archivplattform zur Verfügung. Dies soll uns Sendungsmacher vor Urheberrechtlichen Verfolgungen schützen. Aber seid nicht traurig ihr könnt weiterhin mit Hilfe eines Passwort jede Sendung voll und ganz herunterhobeln.

Streamen ist ohne Passwort möglich nur für den Download benötigt man ein Zauberwort.

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Klicket das gelbe Schlößchen (links unter der Musikdatei) an und gebet dann das Passwort ein und das Glück kommt in Strömen!

Zur Abstimmung HIER entlang! (Die Wahlkabinen sind bis Monatsende geöffnet, wo gibts denn sowas…….)