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Heroic Cherokee Knife Thrower vs. Nazi: The Nazi Loses!

Discussion in 'Knives' started by enbloc, May 31, 2018.

  1. enbloc

    enbloc NES Life Member NES Member

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    Found this while foraging on the internet. You may enjoy it.
    ~Matt

    "George E. “Skeeter” Vaughan holds the distinction of making the most fantastic knife throw in recorded history—and considering the circumstances surrounding his legendary feat, he most likely will maintain his grasp on that honor for a long time to come.

    An American Cherokee Indian whose given name was “Grey Otter,” Vaughan was a member of an elite Army unit called the U.S. Moccasin Rangers, all 15 members of which were American Indians especially gifted with excellent night sight. At the age of 19 he enlisted in the U.S. Cavalry in 1942, and later landed with his unit on Omaha Beach two days after D-Day in June 1944. Two weeks later the Moccasin Rangers were formed."... more at link below.

    Heroic Cherokee Knife Thrower vs. Nazi: The Nazi Loses - Blade Magazine

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  2. Heathen

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    Well, that's impressive.
     
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  3. Whiskeywon

    Whiskeywon NES Member

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    Yeah, no kidding, imagine the "Oh shit" moment if he had over/under rotated and the tang is what smacked into him. That'd had made that situation beyond a mess.
     
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  4. tuna

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    Very cool.

    But didn't this happen in EVERY battle? It seems to be on of the standard cliches in war films.
     
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