NYX 360: 22 December, 2011

Anthony Clement McAuliffe

Brigadier Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe, reported author of perhaps the best rejoinder ever.

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Today’s history – NYT: On this date in 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge, Germany demanded the surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium; Brigadier Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe reportedly replied: "Nuts!"

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