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Christmas in wartime
Christmas in wartime

The Evening Sun's Lee McCardell was a formidable war correspondent. The first Sunpapers writer to get into the action after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, he reported on the fighting in Italy and covered D-Day from the air. He was reportedly the first American correspondent to reach liberated Paris and was also among the first to write about Nazi death camps. But Baltimore readers got to know a personal side of him as well from the letters he sent home to his three young daughters, Mary Ann, Abby and Tillie, every Christmas and which The Sun ran on the front page. Seventy years ago, he was with the United States 3rd Army during the last major German offensive of the war, known...