Title: 9 Lives: An Oral History
Author: Aaron Elson (Chi Chi Press)
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“After the battle, we picked up a German soldier who had been wounded,” said Arnold Brown, who was a company commander in the 90th Infantry Division during World War II. “He had been shot in the leg with a .50-caliber bullet, and he had laid out overnight in this freezing, subzero weather. Both his arms and both of his legs were frozen stiff as a board. He begged us to shoot him. …”
Brown’s is one of nine narratives drawn from oral history interviews conducted by Aaron Elson, founder of…