Christmas at Bastogne

What’s merry about all this, you ask?”

Thus began a Christmas Eve message from General Anthony McAuliffe to his troops besieged at the Belgium town of Bastogne. Adolf Hitler had launched a desperate counteroffensive against the allies in the West in December 1944. As described in the book No Silent Night: The Christmas Battle for Bastogne, the town became a linchpin of the Battle of the Bulge.

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  • ontario john

    But it had nothing to do with nazism

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  • Edubeat

    Yup and I will bet you one Xmas pudding these guys never had to have ‘pink shirt days’
    to express their distaste for facism