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I lupi di Kovno


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Nell'inverno 1916-17, enormi branchi di lupi affamati fecero la comparsa sul fronte orientale, soprattutto nel settore di Kovno, in Lituania, aggredendo e sbranando perfino i soldati nelle trincee. Alla fine, il comando russo e quello tedesco dovettero negoziare una tregua e formare pattuglie miste per combattere la piaga.

 

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New York Times 29 Luglio 1917

 

 

Ho aperto il topic sperando che qualcuno trovi altre notizie di questo episodio veramente singolare.

 

 

 

http://fisees.blogspot.com/2008/05/red-wol...iding-hood.html

 

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html...FB166838C609EDE

 

 

During the First World War, starving wolves had amassed in great numbers in Kovno and began attacking Russian and German fighting forces, causing the two fighting armies to form a temporary truce to fight off the animals

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurasian_Wolf

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