U.S. Army soldier Ruediger Richter. Berlin native Richter also appears in “The Agony of War.” He was wounded by a gunshot to the head. Now a grandfather, Richter lives near Columbus, Georgia. Henri Huet. Richter was a German merchant marine in the late 1940s and served five years with the FFL fighting in northern Africa. He then moved to the United States to live with an aunt and uncle, and joined the US Army in 1965.