4.12.2004
ENLARGE THE PHOTO
Through Fire and Ice

ACME Press Wirephoto, via U.S. Army Signal Corps, dated January 26, 1945

A patrol of unidentified elements of the U.S. 3rd Armored Division advance under fire in the burning village of Mont Le Ban, Belgium near the end of the Battle of the Bulge. The pair of GIs in the foreground are under artillery fire as they run through the burning village. According to the original caption, German shells had just struck the burning building to their right.

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