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Unread 08-05-2022, 08:15 AM   #6
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My elder brother was born in Berlin in 1926 and lived there until the age of 10 when the family emigrated to England, where I was born. He was a natural left hander which was regarded in Germany back then as a birth defect which had to be overcome by "a triumph of the will", and he was forced to write right handed. When the family moved to England he, along with my two elder sisters were enrolled in the English school system where, as a natural lefty, he was encouraged to write left handed. For the rest of his life he could only write English left handed and German right handed.
I'm pretty certain that the German Army back in WW1 expected ALL their men to shoot right handed.
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