Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge 70th Anniversary

The words of Pvt. Russel E. Albrecht about Christmas in a foxhole at the Battle of the Bulge, December 1944:  “On Christmas Eve…of course, I’m saying Christmas Eve, but we didn’t know it was Christmas Eve, we had no idea what day it was or anything else…we had, you know, two days of bombing already from our own planes, and we were black from the dust from that and everything else.  There was always shooting going on and sirens blaring in the distance from nearby towns.  With all that going on, we were half frozen and couldn’t feel our legs. Read more…