The German military had a wide variety of trades and roles for support troops. Many of these were related to food. The role of the Butcher or Metzger as the role was called was to take animals and prepare them to be eaten. Beef, Pork, and poultry were all consumed by german soldiers as well as less desirable sources of meat such as horses as things wend badly for the Germans.
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