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5:30 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Battle of the Bulge Remembered

Lt. John Phillips, who died in 2013 at the age of 90
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Tomorrow (Dec. 16) marks the 70th anniversary of Hitler’s last ditch campaign to save Nazi Germany.  A surprise attack on Allied forces in a sprawling forest over Western Europe would become known as the “Battle of the Bulge.” Americans are remembering the largest land battle of World War Two.

Americans took the brunt of the German offensive, as the enemy stormed through Allied forces, forming a bulge in the front line. The winter of 1944 was one of the harshest in European history.

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