Battle of the Bulge


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Noun1.Battle of the Bulge - a battle during World War II; in December 1944 von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive in the forest at Ardennes and caught the Allies by surprise
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Ardennes - a wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II
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As a history teacher, I recently asked my college-level students to write a brief paper on the Battle of the Bulge.
Utilizing archival American and German films, newsreel footage, and interviews with the men who fought the Battle of the Bulge, their experiences still etched deeply into their minds more than a half-century later, this gripping video shows war the way it really is, not as Hollywood portrays it.
Just 2 1/2 miles east of the city, at Hamm, is a somberly impressive collective memorial: the Luxembourg American Cemetery, with the graves of 5,076 American soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle of the Bulge.
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World War II's Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes will be the next topic in the weekly history series sponsored by local veterans groups.
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Conwell, 34, was struck by the terrible beauty of the Ardennes Forest in Belgium, where so many died in the Battle of the Bulge.
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