Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge -- Paperback (432 pages), kindle -- Reconstruction of the story of the largest single atrocity committed against American POWs on the Western front in World War II. #WWII
Obit of the Day: Escape from Malmedy On December 17, 1944, one day after the Battle of the Bulge began, members of Battery B of the 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion were taken prisoner by...
The highly decorated SS-Standartenführer Joachim Peiper, 1.SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler. Peiper was convicted of war crimes and is mainly remembered as being complicit in the Malmedy massacre when on December 17th, 125 Americans were captured and gunned down by Peiper's men and was also accused of being complicit in the murder of another nineteen unarmed and captured Americans at Honsfeld and another 50 Americans at Büllingen.
The Malmedy Massacre – 80 American POWs were executed by the Nazi SS. 43 Germans were tried and sentenced to death for the massacre, yet not one was executed. By 1956, all the convicted Germans had been set free