Martin Christopher Higgins (left) and SSgt. Julius Blanchard Hopkins, "E" Co., Second Battalion, Seventh Regiment both awarded Silver Star Medals for their actions on 15 June, 1967 during Operation Arizona.
George Silk—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images Not originally published in LIFE. American troops with Belgian children, Battle of the Bulge. For some reason this picture makes me feel that they are upside down and so is the picture. It must be my vertigo.