Friedrich Lengfeld - Hürtgenwald

Friedrich Lengfeld: I died for the Enemy during Battle of Hürtgen Forest

Friedrich Lengfeld was a German officer in the Wehrmacht who died in November 1944 during the Battle of Hürtgen Forest (“Hürtgenwald”) whilst trying to save the life of a U.S. soldier. Notably, he may also be the only German soldier whom received a monument from former U.S. soldiers to honor an act of bravery by the enemy. …

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