Audio: A Close Encounter Near Bastogne

By HistoryNet Staff
10/6/2015 • Audio, World War II

91-year-old World War II veteran George Hansen from Clovis, California, recalls a night during the war. While on his way to Bastogne, a German shell hit the armored vehicle he was traveling in, killing the two men sitting next to him and injuring several others. Miraculously, he survived without a scratch.

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