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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He was presented with the Bronze Star in part for his efforts with the 101st Airborne Division in the Allies' repulse of the German's surprise offensive in the Ardennes forest, known as the Battle of the Bulge.
A similar group, Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, was formed by a group of veterans in Virginia in 1980.
The exceedingly popular genre, characterized by a collection of veterans recounting their personal experiences accrued during the course of a particular operation or campaign as exemplified by Voices of the Bulge: Untold Stories from Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge is clearly coming to an end.
And just like the Allies won the Battle of the Bulge, so too will conservatives triumph over the speech-regulators at the Texas Ethics Commission.
During the Battle of the Bulge, December 1944, Belgian SS tanks attacked the US Army's 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion, a unit that was not intended for combat, near the town of Malmedy.
What was it like to experience the intense cold of the December 1944 Battle of the Bulge or to bail out of a burning B-17 cockpit?
The Battle of the Bulge has special significance for allied war veterans as it is seen as key turning point in WW2.
After serving in the Army in World War H, earning a Bronze Star and Purple Heart during the Battle of the Bulge, he became a postmaster in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
The American Army spent December 1944 resisting a surprise German thrust into its lines, the Battle of the Bulge.
95) tells of the aftermath of the Battle of the Bulge, surveying the final battle, its outcome and strategies, and how it influenced the overall defeat of Germans in the West.
The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge.
Exercising carte blanche power, SS officers confronted Americans captured in the Battle of the Bulge and demanded to know which were Jewish.