Second World War

Second World War Veterans Remember the Battle of the Bulge 75 Years On

THIMISTER-CLERMONT, Belgium (AP) – As a schoolboy three-quarters of a century ago, Marcel Schmetz would regularly see open trucks rumble past to a makeshift American cemetery – filled with bodies, some headless, some limbless, blood seeping from the vehicles onto the roads that the U.S. soldiers had given their lives to liberate.