The prolonged and ferocious WWII Battle of Hürtgen Forest rolled on for nearly 12 weeks near the Belgian-German border from September 19, 1944. It was November 14 when an unlucky G.I. stepped into a minefield among the trees. Severely injured, his screams were clearly audible to a nearby unit of German soldiers led by Lieutenant Friedrich Lengfeld. The question was, who would come to this stricken man’s aid?