American machinegun crew in Metz. (National Archives)

Audio: A Misstep Might Have Destroyed His Legs

By HistoryNet Staff
9/11/2015 • Audio, World War II

91-year-old World War II veteran George Hansen from Clovis, California, recalls a night during the war. After capturing a strategic zone, George’s captain tells him to set up his machine gunners on top of a hill to prepare to push back the German advance on their defense.

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