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Vet Recalls Christmas During Battle of the Bulge

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Vet Recalls Christmas During Battle of the Bulge

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Vet Recalls Christmas During Battle of the Bulge

Vet Recalls Christmas During Battle of the Bulge

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Tom Chapman was in the trenches with the 101st Airborne Division, in the midst of the Battle of the Bulge. He says the Germans had captured the U.S. supply trucks, so he and his fellow soldiers had no coats, no gloves, no blankets, just their regular uniforms.