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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Christmas Day 71 years ago

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception


Christmas Day the snow turned red: This week 71 years ago, Allied troops finally broke the back of the Nazis in one of the most savage battles of the war


A clear cold Christmas,' General George S. Patton of the U.S. Army wrote in his diary. 'Lovely weather for killing Germans, which seems a bit queer, seeing Whose birthday it is.'
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