Remember when the 101st was surrounded at Bastogne and General Anthony McAuliffe's famous NUTS!!? Retired U.S. Army Lt General Harry Kinnard as passed away. I remember hearing the story during my first tour of German in the mid-80s. It was shown repeatedly on AFN. The Germans sent the surrender demand to the 101st, who were surrounded during the Battle of the Buldge. When told of the demand, General McAuliffe growled and said "Nuts!," to no one in particular. A member of his staff asked the General if he had a reply. As the General thought of what to say, Kinnard, who I believe was a Major or LTC at the time, "Sir, I think your first comment is the appropriate response." General McAuliffe, then told his staff to send a message to the German Commander: "NUTS!" P.S. LTG Harry W.O. Kinnard, was 93 years old. AIRBORNE!!! They don't make 'em like that anymore.