Battle at Bastogne
have peripheries,” opened Ew Publishing’s Bryan W. Brickner, “and the failure
of the 1944 German offensive in the Ardennes precipitated the collapse of the
Nazi regime; for example, Auschwitz would be captured in one month and Hitler
would commit suicide in five.”
In Christmas1944: Bastogne Perseverance, Patience and Victories ~ New on the Bryan William
Brickner Blog, a soldier’s moment during the German siege of American forces in
Bastogne (Belgium) is used in celebration and honor this Christmas Day.
Political theorist Bryan W. Brickner, author of The Promise Keepers: Politics
and Promises (1999), finds the American revolutionary spirit in Leo Barron and
Don Cygan’s WW II book, No Silent Night: The Christmas Day Battle for Bastogne
(2012), with Lt. Colonel John T. Cooper in the spotlight.
is a quality George Washington is noted for,” Brickner offered, “and
perseverance got the American forces through the siege of Bastogne. Today’s
Christmas day post looks at the campaign and battle from Lt. Colonel John T.
Cooper’s viewpoint – as the colonel had a day like Lt. James Monroe did in 1776
won 70 years ago today,” followed Brickner, “as perhaps the biggest victor that
Christmas is this: Germany and the United States don’t fight anymore.”
is a real change,” Brickner closed; “in fact, one could say the former
adversaries now work together For
something – perhaps even something like yesterday’s illuminating lamentation.”
Brickner has a 1997 political
science doctorate from Purdue University and is the author of several political
theory books, to include Article the first of the Bill of Rights (2006) and The
Book of the Is (2013); he also writes political fiction, such as the novella
thereafter (2013). The Bryan William Brickner Blog is an ongoing
resource for the political science of constitutions and the biological science
In January, look for Ew Publishing’s first booklet of 2015, Bryan W. Brickner’s
Shivitti: A Review of Ka-Tzetnik 135633’s
Vision. The booklet will be available by (or before) 25 January 2015.