A place of honor for a WWII battle trophy

May 25, 2016 | 0 comments

I wrote a story not long ago, pointing out a rather selfless act by John Buchan, co-owner of High Noon Guns. John, you see, took a Nazi Battle Flag as trade, which he planned to resell. It was then he noticed that the flag was inscribed with the names of the U.S. servicemen who captured it in battle. Buchan realized the flag was something he could never sell for profit. After some online detective work, he was able locate Mark Heitger, 61, the son of one of the signatories, Sgt. Carl Heitger, of Rural Route #2, Sturgis, Michigan.

Buchan sent the flag to Heitger …read more