this day in the yesteryear: Battle of the Bulge Begins (1944)

Battle of the Bulge Begins (1944)

This major German counter-offensive on the Western Front during World War II was the largest and bloodiest battle fought by the US Army during the war. Taking advantage of foggy weather, German forces attacked the thinly held American front in the Belgian Ardennes sector, catching the Allied forces unprepared. The Germans penetrated deep into the Allied lines. However, an American force held out at Bastogne, and the arrival of reinforcements turned the tide. How did the battle get its name? More… Discuss

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One response to “this day in the yesteryear: Battle of the Bulge Begins (1944)

  1. I re-posted this over to my site for some others to get to see, hope you don’t mind sir.

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