The WWII Soldier Who Risked Life and Limb To Escape From Enemy Troops

The WWII Soldier Who Risked Life and Limb To Escape From Enemy Troops

The WWII Soldier Who Risked Life and Limb To Escape From Enemy Troops

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Jan Baalsrud Story

Some stories are imprinted in our collective memory. Tales of men and women who have defeated insurmountable odds in unforgiving landscapes and escaped to tell the tale. In all the wide world of amazing survival stories out there, some fly a bit below the radar: but that doesn’t mean they are any less remarkable.

Take for instance the story of Jan Baalsrud, the World War II Norwegian soldier who managed to make it safely through an inhospitable wasteland all while being chased by relentless German soldiers. And while you may think that sounds incredible on the surface, the real details of the story are truly beyond belief…

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