Hero Who Stopped German Tanks in Battle of the Bulge, Dies at...

Hero Who Stopped German Tanks in Battle of the Bulge, Dies at 99

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Leon Kent, who led a group of American soldiers that knocked out five German tanks and held up the enemy advance during the Battle of the Bulge, has died at age 99.

The young Army lieutenant was given an order that seemed impossible. His battery wasn’t trained in anti-tank warfare and had only an anti-aircraft gun, yet Kent and his three soldiers succeeded.

(READ the story from the LA Times)

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