On a dark night two weeks after D-Day, Jack Leroy Tueller silenced a German sniper—in a most surprising way.
When faced with danger on the front lines, war heroes rise to the occasion and protect their troops from the enemy. This is usually done with the traditional tools of battle. In this startling video, Col. Jack Leroy Tueller, a WWII veteran, tells the story of how he got inside his enemy’s head and used an unorthodox weapon to alter the outcome.
I thought to myself that German sniper is as scared and lonely as I am.
What you see will change the way you think about heroism.
Originally appeared at On Being.