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Arnold Whittaker | 10th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division - Army

5:40   |   As his company moved from Metz into Germany, they lost 100 out of 144 men in a fierce counter-attack. Arnold Whittaker had been a replacement just a month ago and now he was meeting new replacements. Then, the Battle of the Bulge was on and the 5th Division headed to the fray in the midst of the worst winter in decades.

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