Diary December 22, 1944

Advancing German soldiers Ardennes
Advancing German soldiers next to a disabled US armored half-track in the Ardennes.
War Diary WW2 for Friday, December 22, 1944:

Western Front:

Ardennes: Germans make the final effort to reach the Meuse and break through to Antwerp. General McAuliffe, commander US 101st airborne division at Bastogne, replies NUTS! to German surrender ultimatum.

Air War

Germany: 207 RAF bombers attacking Pölitz.

Occupied countries

Hungary: Provisional Hungarian Government established in Soviet-held territory.

Home Fronts

USA: Death of Harry Langdon, silent movie star; aged 60.

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