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To be precise, Bork says “Ice roads made use of frozen bodies of water” – by which he surely just means that they ran across frozen ponds / lakes / rivers. Nothing to do with fallen soldiers. But it could be where the story comes from.
Strictly speaking this is off topic, but it does involve the field use of the corpses of Soviet PoWs by the Germans – an Italian journalist (Curzio Malaparte) wrote that the Germans used them as route markers (the Germans called them ‘traffic police) at road junctions on the Leningrad (Oranienbaum) front… [the book is called ‘Kaputt’]…