Source: Chapter 14, CBC transcripts “In Flanders Fields”
If the Germans had ever got wise, oh it would have been a terrible slaughter, because we were parked in there so tight, well you couldn’t move until you go the order to advance, you see.
CAMP: When we got into Hanuff, about 30 kilometres on the other side of the Rhine, when we marched down the street, well there wasn’t a soul on the street but you could see people peeking from out behind the curtains and we found out why afterwards.
Wingfield: Apparently they were told that the Canadian Army was made up primarily of red Indian and there was a danger of scalpling and they were to hid all the silverware that they could possibly hide.
Camp: They were quite surprises when the found out we were civilized.