#17 - A Conversation with an American Hero... With Ken Kraus!


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Sgt. Kraus was a young Marine Sergeant assigned to protect the US Embassy in Tehran. On February 14th, 1979, the embassy was attacked by Fedayeen militants. Sgt. Kraus and his fellow Marines exchanged gunfire with the terrorists until the Ambassador ordered the surrender of the embassy. Sgt. Kraus was held hostage, shot, and brutally tortured in EVIN Prison before his release. He went on and continued his life of public service in law enforcement! Listen as his describes his experiences in his own words!

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