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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Charles Shepherd | K Company, 3rd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division - Army

5:21   |   They moved through a lot of small towns in France and Charles Shepherd reveals how you could tell what phase of the battle the town was in by the size of the rubble. They were pestered by German planes and instructed not to shoot at them. At one point he made eye contact with a German pilot flying low in a valley and he knows he could have shot him down.

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