Heinrich Severloh was a soldier in the German 352nd Infantry Division stationed in Normandy in 1944. He is sometimes referred to as The Beast of Omaha. He become known when he claimed in his autobiography that as a machine gunner in a simple foxhole he inflicted over 1,000 casualties to American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach on D-Day.
His story is not widely believed by academics or historians from any side and has little supporting evidence.
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