-BG (later GEN) Anthony C. McAuliffe, USA,
responding to a German demand for surrender while U.S.
troops were surrounded in Bastogne, 22 December 1944
The students, faculty, and staff of
The Institute of World Politics
salute the indomitable spirit of
America's veterans of yesterday and
today, and ask you to join them
in thanking them for
their heroic service.
Photo: 101st Airborne Division troops watch as USAAF C-47s
drop supplies over Bastogne, 26 December 1944.