Saturday, 1 October 2022

Sgt Léo Major, DCM & Bar - One-Eyed Canadian Superhero

Léo Major DCM & Bar (January 23, 1921 – October 12, 2008) was a Canadian soldier who was the only Canadian and one of only three soldiers in the British Empire and Commonwealth to receive the Distinguished Conduct Medal twice in separate wars.

He single-handedly captured a Nazi-occupied town and refused to receive a decoration from (as he was then) General Sir Bernard Montgomery because he said that Montgomery was 'incompetent'.

Here are some videos about his amazing exploits.

The One-eyed Scout who Liberated a Whole Town by Himself (Closed-captioned in French)

Leo Major and His Balls of Solid Steel

WW2's Biggest Mad Lad | The Life & Times of Leo Major

How A Soldier Single-Handedly Liberated An Entire German Occupied City

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