Posted by: philipmartin | November 9, 2009

Four GIs in the Battle of the Bulge

Four GIs in the Battle of the Bulge

Four GIs in the Battle of the Bulge (Chester "Spud" Spudowski with "grease gun" and Sgt. John Archibald (Archie) Skuse in the middle, two unnamed soldiers on far right and left.

PFC Frank Wayne Martin’s group had been due for R&R, but instead was called into action in the Battle of the Bulge, a drawn-out affair that lasted from mid-December 1944 into January 1945, with stretches of bitter cold weather, with lows of -40 . . . or colder.

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