‘Nuts', Hunger and Cold. The Last Winter of War
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‘Nuts', Hunger and Cold. The Last Winter of War

(Dirk van Assche) The Low Countries - 2005, № 13, pp. 267-269

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Cold and hunger played a major role at the end of the the Second World War. The Battle of the Bulge still fires the imagination. Heroic combat encounters, in exceptionally bad climatic conditions, have given rise to many stories and myths, which are reflected in eleven museums in Belgium and Luxembourg. And for the Dutch people who experienced the hunger winter of 1944-1945, the liberation still tastes of white bread.

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