Sunday, December 18, 2011

War is an Ugly Thing . . .

. . . but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

- John Stuart Mill
English economist & philosopher (1806 - 1873)

Scene of the Malmedy Massacre, where 84 American POWs were murdered by elements of Kampfgruppe Peiper under the command of SS Sturmbannführer Werner Pötschke, 17 December 1944.

Battle of the Bulge all this week at STORMBRINGER

Soldiers of the U.S. 119th Infantry taken prisoner by 
Kampfgruppe Peiper at Stoumont, Belgium, 19 December 1944.



  1. My father was there with the Third Army.

  2. My dad was there after landing at Omaha, captured in France while operating a watercooled machine gun in some forgotten village. He was a POW for 3 months before being liberated by the British. He then went on to the South Pacific where his brother died at Camp Cabanatuan. He joined the 11th Airborn, then went to Korea when the war broke out there.

    He was a man of complex humor, and I miss him.

  3. Your Dad was a Hero - our debt to him & his comrades can never be repaid . . .

    . . . and so we honor them: "The Greatest Generation."

  4. Pieper should have been hung! The ultimate war criminal. The only reason he escaped the gallows was due to the cowardice of U.S. judges to actually hang him! Furthermore, all SS members should have been executed. Adenaur's government was full of ex-Nazis and ex-SS personnel. Macht alle kaput!

  5. I want to let the world know about Doctor Ojogun the Great spell
    caster that brought back my girlfriend to me when i thought all
    hope was lost. Doctor Ojogun used his powerful spell to put a
    smile on my face by bringing back my woman with his spell, at
    first i thought i was Dr Ojogun when my girlfriend came back to
    me on his knees begging me to forgive him and accept him
    back and even since then he loves me more than i ever
    expected so i made a vow to my self the i will let the World
    know about Doctor Ojogun because he is a God on earth. Do you
    have problems in your relationship ? have your partner broke
    up with you and you still love and want him back ? Do you
    have problem with your finance ? or do you need help of any
    kind of help then contact Doctor Ojogun today for i give you
    100% guarantee that he will help you just as he helped me.
    Doctor Ojogun email is: or
    whatsApp him +2348154637647