Tuesday, January 13, 2009


Harry William Osborne Kinnard II died January 5th, 2009 at the age of 93.

So what is his importance in history? He is that man that suggested to Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe during the siege of the Belgian town of Bastogne to tell the German Army commander "Nuts".

This was in response to the request of the German Army for the American forces to surrender, as they had been surrounded by the advanced of the German forces during what would be later called "The Battle of The Bulge".

Thank you sir for your service to this country, may you rest in peace

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