Today in World War II History—December 30, 1939 & 1944
75 Years Ago—December 30, 1939: Movie premiere of Of Mice and Men, starring Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, and Lon Chaney Jr.
75 Years Ago—Dec. 30, 1944: Germans attack Bastogne, Belgium, but US forces hold firm.
Second German spy (Erich Gimpel) who landed in Maine by U-boat on November 29 is arrested by the FBI in New York City; William Colepaugh had turned himself in on December 26.