You mean he lived to *fake his death* at 98, cause that guy's definitely a vampire.
That’s an understatement, he was shot in the face blasting half of his jaw off, and bayoneted SIXTEEN times. This is something young healthy men don’t recover from. He was in his 80s.
Edit: changed 70s to 80s
I thought that read, “he lived to be 98 years of ace.” Age makes more sense, but 98 years of ace lives up to his reputation.
Not only did he survive the war and being left for dead, he lived to an age that would have been almost unheard of at the end of the 1700s. This badass was definitely tough to kill.
His testicles needed a separate grave, nearby.
Reminds me of simo häyhä
He was a guy from country side drafted to fight against invading russians. He killed 540 russians with his sniper rifle using the iron sight. In efforts to kill Häyhä, the Soviets used counter-snipers and artillery strikes, at the end of the war he got hit in the face with explosive bullet. Half of his face was ripped off and the russians tought him to be dead. However Häyhäs buddies managed to bring him to hospital and Häyhä recovered to live almost 100 in independent Finland.