Events for Saturday 17th December 2011


On This Day in History

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WWII: Malmedy massacre

17th December 1944

Kampfgruppe Peiper, part of the 1st SS Panzer Division, massacres 84 unarmed American Prisoners of War at Malmedy.

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Massacre at Malmedy
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by Charles Whiting

'Drive on recklessly, give no quarter and take no prisoners; everything that comes into our sights should be mown down' - Jochen Peiper. Then the machine guns started to chatter. The massacre had begun. The prisoners started to fall in groups, as other machime guns joined in the slaughter. They… Read more...

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This Day's Events

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Kentwell Dickensian Christmas

Starts: Sat 17th December
Ends: Tue 20th December
Price: Free

Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk

Festive - Victorian in Suffolk

Meet a Victorian family, learn about Victorian Christmas, Hear reading of 'A Christmas Carol', learn to make Victorian decorations and more!





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