Local

Man Honors WWII Vets By Spending Winter In Foxhole

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Minn. Singing Group Celebrates 25 Years
  2. Simley Football Content As Underdogs
  3. 4 Injured In Anoka Co. Car Crash
  4. Santaland Returns To Mpls. Macy's
  5. Go Green Before Black Friday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Cambridge, Minn., man lost his job as a graphic designer and gained lots of time on his hands.

But as a war re-enactor, Scott Schmitt used that time to get a feeling for what the soldiers of WWII went through.

WCCO-TV photojournalist Dave Wertheimer captured the conditions Schmitt plans to be sleeping in this winter. To see his foxhole, watch the video above.

To learn more about WWII, visit Schmitt’s website: WWII Foundation.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,975 other followers