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Listen To This WWII Veteran Talk About Taking A Bullet Out Of His Wrist With His Teeth At Okinawa

May 02, 2016

In the midst of the Battle at Okinawa during World War II in April 1945, George Chrisman, now 88 years old, describes getting shot by a bullet and having to rip it out of his wrist with his own teeth.


At the 82 day long Battle of Okinawa, more than 100,000 Japanese soldiers and civilians died and roughly 10,000 American soldiers were killed. The Battle of Okinawa was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific theater during World War II.

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