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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This is the story of the only Welsh division in the liberation army which landed in France in June 1944, fought across Belgium and Holland, endured the snow and ice of the Ardennes campaign - white camouflage smocks were only issued four days after it ended - and broke through the Siegfried Line into Nazi Germany, where they helped to capture the northern port of Hamburg.
During the Ardennes Campaign, Private First Class Swearingen put the mission first by ignoring the danger of an artillery barrage targeted on a traffic control post near a busy intersection.
Fuller had taken over the 100th Infantry Regiment scant weeks before the Ardennes campaign and commanded the regiment as it was annihilated.