[PW] " An Army Marches on Its Stomach "

Marisha Sullivan msullivan at acdl.info
Thu Dec 29 15:05:22 PST 2016


There is a German idiom that is the same as this, though how to trace it in
German I do not know. It is, "Ohne Mampf Kein Kampf". You may try tracing
this idiom to its origin. Happy New Year!

Marisha Sullivan
Teen Librarian
Ashtabula County District Library
440-997-9341

On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 5:44 PM, Barbara Schmidt <schmidtbrb at gmail.com>
wrote:

> The thought occurs to me that the original wording of this quote, if it
> came from Friedrich II, would have been in German.  Are there original
> letters or writings from Friedrich that contain the sentiment in the German
> language? German translations into English can be tricky if one does not
> have the entire context.
>
> Barb
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