ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1984
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(Studio) Battle of the Bulge in Belgium, between United States and Germany during World War II, recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Bastogne, Belgium) General Dwight Eisenhower's preparations for Adolf Hitler's offensive against United States troops here, termed Battle of the Bulge, noted; details of battle reviewed. World War II era films shown [Captain Charles MacDONALD (ret.) - discusses United States intelligence failure.] [Former 055 member Joseph LEENEARTS - recalls 55 murder of Ans., impact on United States troops.] [Former private Alden TODD, MacDONALD - recall experience.] Significance of battle considered. [Former private Will GALLAGHER - considers Battle of the Bulge most important event in his life.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
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