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 The Northern Shoulder

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Mike Reuter and a fellow member of the 509 PIB in the Bulge January, 1945 (Photo thru Reuter)




 The Allied Counterattack 

Night Raid
An interview with Charles Fairlamb of the 551PIB and their night raid on Noirefontaine. 

Bergeval by E.W. Bill Bolin, 1st Sgt., "C" Co., 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team.

C
old Steel A gripping account of one of the few bayonet attacks in the ETO lead by Lt. Richard Durkee of the 551 Parachute Infantry Battalion.

Textbook
- Lt. General Seitz, a battalion commander in the 517th , recalls "Task Force Seitz" and the textbook recapture of Hunnange.  During the Battle of the Bulge, the strategic capture of Hunnange ultimately led to the recapture of St. Vith which was critical to the Allied counter offensive in mid-January 1945.

 

 




The Bulge
 
 The Southern Shoulder
Bastogne 



The Action at Noville  William J. Stone, 321st Glider FA,  describes his units actions outside Noville, a small town outside Bastogne.

 The Allied Counterattack 


When Doves Cry A powerful story from Gene Tennison, of the 550th  Infantry Airborne Battalion, near Renuamont.


Dead Man's Ridge Huey McLain of the 193rd Glider Infantry Regiment describes his first day of combat along "Dead Man's Ridge."

 

 

 


 

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