Alton Knappenberger: The One Man Army of Anzio

The brutal fighting during the Second World War on the Italian peninsula would fade in popular memory against the dramatic fighting in France after D-Day. However, the Italian front remained an important part of the greater strategy and had its share of heroes. One of those heroes was Alton “Knappie” Knappenberger, an infantryman in the 3rd Infantry Division, who in his brief service performed acts of incredible heroism

Aug 5, 2022 | 13:25 | Josh Geiger

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