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Senate Concurrent Resolution 106

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  1  1            SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION    
  1  2                       BY  FREEMAN
  1  3 A Senate Concurrent Resolution commemorating the veterans
  1  4    of the United States armed forces who fought and won
  1  5    the Battle of the Bulge during World War II.
  1  6    WHEREAS, on June 6, l944, the Allied Forces under
  1  7 the command of General Dwight D.  Eisenhower began an
  1  8 assault on western Europe which systematically
  1  9 dislodged the armed forces of Nazi Germany from France
  1 10 and parts of Belgium and Luxembourg during the summer
  1 11 and fall of 1944; and
  1 12    WHEREAS, the final major German counteroffensive of
  1 13 World War II, which became known as the Battle of the
  1 14 Bulge, began in Belgium on December 16, 1944, and was
  1 15 repulsed in January 1945; and
  1 16    WHEREAS, during the height of the battle and while
  1 17 surrounded by German forces with superior numbers of
  1 18 soldiers and weapons, the sacrifices and heroic acts
  1 19 of American soldiers became legendary; and
  1 20    WHEREAS, names and locations such as Ardennes, St.
  1 21 Vith, and Bastogne are now an unforgettable part of
  1 22 American military history; NOW THEREFORE,
  1 23    BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE, THE HOUSE OF
  1 24 REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING, That the Iowa General
  1 25 Assembly commemorates the valiant efforts of the
  1 26 American armed forces during the Battle of the Bulge
  1 27 more than 50 years ago.
  1 28    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Iowa General
  1 29 Assembly wishes the American veterans of the Battle of
  1 30 the Bulge a pleasant and memorable reunion during June
  2  1 28 through 30, 1996, in Storm Lake, Iowa.
  2  2    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the
  2  3 Senate send a copy of this concurrent resolution to
  2  4 the chairperson of the Battle of the Bulge American
  2  5 veterans reunion.  
  2  6 LSB 4304SS 76
  2  7 tj/jj/8
     

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