Tag Archives: Battle of the Bulge

A Christmas Truce in the Forest -1944

Christmas 1944 December 24th It was Christmas Eve 1944 and the last desperate German offensive of World War II raged around our tiny cabin.  When we heard the sudden knock on our door, neither Mother nor I had the slightest … Continue reading

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A Christmas Truce – 1944

What more profound compassion at Christmas than to enemies in the midst of war Christmas 1944 December 24th Three American soldiers, one badly wounded, were lost in the snow-covered Ardennes forest.  They wandered for three days, unable to find their … Continue reading

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A Christmas Truce – 1944

Christmas 1944 December 24th Three American soldiers, one badly wounded, were lost in the snow-covered Ardennes forest.  They wandered for three days, unable to find their unit.  If shelter was not found soon, the injured soldier would most likely die. … Continue reading

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