Red Cross Clubmobile Girls WWII
A group of refugees make their way through the war torn city of Bastogne, Belgium where elements of the 101st Airborne Division remain. 30 December 1944) The town square was later to be named after General Anthony McAuliffe (Place Général McAuliffe) commander of the 101st Airborne who defended the town and when confronted with a written request from German General Luttwitz for the surrender of Bastogne, his reply was one word: "NUTS!"
St. Vith, Belgium. Where my grandfather fought in the Battle of the Bulge in WW2. Reading the towns history brochure in my hotel room I realized this tiny village had been invaded and taken over by different countries and empires 9 different times in the past thousand years. Almost every time it was destroyed and rebuilt. Now that's perseverance.