War Diary December 17, 1944

Captured US GI's 'Battle of the Bulge'

Thousands of American soldiers pull into captivity.

War Diary WW2 for Sunday, December 17, 1944:

Western Front

Germans capture 9,000 Americans at Echternach, on extreme left flank of the ‘Bulge’. THE MALMEDY MASSACRE: Waffen-SS soldiers murder at least 71 captured American soldiers.

Air War

Germany: 243 RAF bombers starts big fires at Ulm with 1,292 t of bombs (first major night raid on this city).

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