WP: On Christmas Eve in 1944, the snow turned red with blood

 


On Christmas Eve in 1944, the snow turned red with blood

On Christmas Eve 1944, in the besieged Belgian town of Bastogne, a U.S. Army doctor named John T. Prior was about to write a letter for a dying officer in the makeshift hospital next door. It was a lousy night before Christmas. It was freezing cold. Food was scarce.

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