THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE
More American troops were captured (23,554) during the Battle of the Bulge than during any other U.S. engagement of any war. At this concluding stage of the war, Germany barely had food for its citizens, let alone the captured soldiers of enemy nations. A tremendous resentment had also grown within the German people for the soldiers of their invading enemies. Yet occasional displays of tremendous compassion by individual Germans, as seen in the following pages, still took place.