06/06/2014 10:14 am ET | Updated Jun 06, 2014

Awesome WWII Vet Recalls Drinking With Patton After Getting Purple Heart

World War II veteran Jack Schlegel appeared on MSNBC with Chuck Todd Friday morning to tell his stories from June 6, 1944, sharing a tale of a personal moment he had with U.S. General George S. Patton after receiving his first Purple Heart.

"I had a drink of Johnnie Walker Black Label with Patton," Schlegel said. "And my wife don't believe it, but the language Patton used, f-this and f-that, you know? He was really something."

Watch Schlegel tell his awesome story in the video above.


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