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

4:51   |   It was layer upon layer of clothing. Arnold Whittaker details his garb in the fierce winter at the Battle of the Bulge. It kept you warm but sweat in the inner layers was a problem. Socks were a problem. Meanwhile, there was a war on and a tree burst could rain down hot steel on you.

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