|From the Family of 2Lt Lloyd
by way of Jim MacClay, Web Staff
A mother sends a Christmas card to her son on Dec. 16, 1944.
He is killed the very next day in the Malmedy Massacre.
The card is eventually returned to sender.
Addressed to Lt. Lloyd A. Iames from Mattie
Iames of Sacramento, CA
||Four 3rd Armored Division soldiers
were among the eighty-four American POW's murdered by a German
SS unit in a field outside of Malmedy, Belgium, on Dec. 17, 1944,
at the start of the Battle of the Bulge. All four men were with
Recon Co of the 32nd Armored Regiment. In addition to Lt. Iames,
those soldiers were T/3 James McGee, Lt. Thomas McDermott, and
Pfc. John Klukavy.