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Officers and soldiers of the Wehrmacht, who captured at Stalingrad. 1943 January.

Officers and soldiers of the Wehrmacht captured at Stalingrad, 1943

Dec. 1944 German artillery started the Battle of the Bulge by attacking American troops around Bastogne. A few days later, Brigadier General McAuliffe and the 101st Airborne Division, elements of the 10th Armored Division and 82nd airborne arrived to counter-attack but, after heavy fighting, became encircled within the town. Germans asked for Americans surrender, to which the General answered “Nuts!” The next day, the weather cleared up, allowing air retaliation leading to Allied success

1944 German artillery started the Battle of the Bulge by attacking American troops around Bastogne.

101st Airborne Troops moving through the snow during attack near Bastogne. December 1944.

Paratroopers of the Airborne Division on the move during an attack near Bastogne, Belgium - December 1944 My Grandpa was there!