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70 years later, Battle of the Bulge vet still shivers at memory of battle

Every December, Paul Rogers, 96, considered the oldest surviving member of the "Band of Brothers" Easy Company, employs his own standard to measure how cold it can get. That was the frigid weather that prevailed during the 29 days he and his paratroooper comrades spent in the Battle of the Bulge, fighting Germans in well-below-freezing temperatures with no gloves for their hands and their feet wrapped in gunnysacks.

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