Staff Sgt. Earl Swope and the Battle of the Bulge

Eisenhower National Historic Site


Over 100 servicemen from Adams County, Pennsylvania were killed in action during World War II. Staff Sergeant Earl Swope Jr. was one of them. A native of Gettysburg, Swope was killed in the opening assaults of the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. Join Park Ranger Philip Brown for more on Earl's service and sacrifice.


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