Events for Saturday 17th December 2011
On This Day in History
WWII: Malmedy massacre17th December 1944
Kampfgruppe Peiper, part of the 1st SS Panzer Division, massacres 84 unarmed American Prisoners of War at Malmedy.
Further ReadingMassacre at Malmedy
(Paperback - 256 pages)
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...Only £12.99 at Pen & Sword Books.
This Day's Events
Kentwell Dickensian ChristmasStarts: Sat 17th December
Ends: Tue 20th December
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk