"So we get down there and Patty Mihen, he was in charge of the detail, he must have got hit, because he was wounded. Then I came down, I turned and I could see traces of the trench, so I followed that until I came to the regular trenches. Johnny was behind me, Johnny Hendrickson, and he got hit, direct hit, he got blown all to pieces. There was nothing left of him, except his leg, part ways below the knees, part ways above. The reason that I knew it was Johnny’s leg, was because he was a redhead, and I could see red hairs on his leg"

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