Description: Tells the story behind a letter he received from a fellow soldier whose life he saved by volunteering in his place – what happened, explosion, head injury, surgery, and plate in head. Includes poignant stories of the loss of friends during war, the battle of Nenig, a difficult decision he had to make about whether or not to shoot someone, digging foxholes in the open air, a battle he witnessed between a Panzer Tank and a General Sherman Tank, being attacked by 400 Germans, and then the story behind his massive war injury.
Keywords: people, gus a stavros, army, military, soldier, volunteer, overseas, combat battle, letter, friend friends, explosion, head injury, surgery, metal plate, german, germany, nenig, panzer sherman tank
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