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As two French-Canadian snipers were silently advancing through the Nazi-occupied city of Zwolle in April of 1945, one of them, Corporal Arsenault, was hit by machine-gun fire.
The soldiers were trying to gauge the German garrison's size and contact the Dutch resistance.
Enraged, Private Léo Major rushed to the German position and decided to avenge his friend by singlehandedly liberating the city.
And even though the one-eyed soldier is considered a hero in Zwolle, the story of the so-called Quebecois Rambo only became widely known 75 years later...
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