Benjamin Hall had dragged himself away from the fiery explosion when he noticed that his right leg was gone. On assignment last year to cover the war in Ukraine, Hall and his team for Fox News were driving to a village that had been destroyed by Russians the week before when their caravan was attacked.
The Rescue Begins
Hall was in terrible shape, and his medical emergency was a very serious problem. But there was also the challenge of bringing him back to the U.S. when the American military was not allowed in Ukraine. The only choice was to try to cross the border to Poland—but the journey would be exceedingly dangerous. Learn what happened next in our Instaread on Saved.