THE ARDENNES OFFENSIVE 16 DECEMBER 1944 - 28 JANUARY 1945

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  • EA 47945
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  • object name: Official photograph
  • object category: Photography
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The German Counter Offensive 16-22 December 1944: Two American soldiers, Thomas Richardson and G Leach, examining a German parachute found in the forest. The Germans hoped to spread confusion by infiltrating small groups of specially-trained English speaking troops with captured uniform and equipment to perform sabotage and intelligence missions.

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