NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Malmedy, Belgium) Importance of Battle of Bulge as World War II's turning point reviewed; historic films shown. Marlene Dietrich song heard. Adolf Hitler's offensive in Belgium discussed. [Lieutenant General Harry KINNARD (ret.) - recalls US intelligence debacle.] Efforts of French local (named in report) to warn allied commander of German troop strength noted. [KINNARD - remembers United States commander Anthony McAuliffe's response to German commander's demand he surrender.] [Colda ROLET - recalls condition of United States troops at her chateau.] United States veteran Charlie Boggess mentioned, shown. Nazi massacre of United States POWs at Malmedy recalled.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann
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