"The Battle of the Bulge" (Part 1)
The Battle of the Bulge. Today we throw around this term in a comic way to describe our battle with obesity. . . but in December of 1944, there was nothing funny about this name at all. Just a we...
Posted: December 14, 2013, 04:57 PM
"The Battle of the Bulge" (Part 2)
In December of 1944, just nine days before Christmas, Hitler's panzer divisions launched a massive surprise counter-attack against a thinly held sector in the American lines. Waves of German tanks...
Posted: December 16, 2013, 08:09 PM
"The Battle of the Bulge" (Part 3)
So what do you do when you are completely surrounded by powerful enemy forces, you and your men are freezing to death, and you are running low on ammunition, food, and medicine? On top of ...
Posted: December 17, 2013, 03:35 PM
"The Battle of the Bulge" (Part 4)
The Battle of the Bulge is filled with heroes. . . George Patton, Anthony McAuliffe, Creighton Abrams. When I was a kid I thrilled to the story of the fabled Screaming Eagles of the ...
Posted: December 19, 2013, 05:15 PM
"The Battle of the Bulge" (Part 5) The Prayer and the Rescue
The 29 divisions of the German army (some 250,000 men) had punched a huge hole in the American line-- some 100 miles wide and 60 miles deep. In the south-middle section of this "bulge" lay Bastogn...
Posted: December 23, 2013, 07:33 PM