By Bill Warnock Three German soldiers crept through the snow. They had infiltrated the American front line during a counterattack. Major William F. Hancock spotted the trio. The lead man towered over the others. “He must have been six foot four and weighed about 250 or 275 pounds,” Hancock recalled. The huge German clutched a Panzerfaust, which had a warhead the size of a hornet’s nest. The major shouted to 1st Lt. Roy E. Allen, who stood nearby. The lieutenant leveled his carbine and be


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