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Ollie's quick thinking and courageous action probably prevented me from being shredded by the German machine-gunners," Dole wrote.
Some reports, indeed, claim that German machine-gunners were chained to their Maxims so that they had to fight to the death.
He repeatedly advanced on machine-gunners, took prisoners and saved the lives of colleagues before he was killed
The corporal plunged chest deep into a lagoon of water and mud to rescue two machine-gunners.
Given the prevailing lack of discipline, it would have been impossible to use Congolese machine-gunners to defend the base from air attack: they did not know how to handle their weapons and did not want to learn," noted Guevara in a typical moment of condescension.