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The battle for the Ardennes.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [203]-205.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD756.5.A7 S77
    The Physical Object
    Pagination212 p.
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5282468M
    ISBN 100684129450
    LC Control Number72000644


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Battle of the Ardennes - Wikipedia. The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Counteroffensive, was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II, and took place from 16 December to 25 January It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in eastern Belgium, northeast France, and Luxembourg, towards the end of Location: The Ardennes: Belgium, Luxembourg.

Such is the case for me. Prior to this book my only encounters with the Ardennes campaign were the movie The Battle of the Bulge, the fourth Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos Annual and possibly the odd article in either a history or war gaming magazine.

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THE ARDENNES BATTLEFIELDS. December – January   Lost Opportunity: The Battle of the Ardennes, 22 August Simon J House, Helion, Solihull, pp. This outstanding book delivers on several fronts, and is a model of a campaign study. With a clear and easily read style Simon J.

House presents an analysis of a crucial but rarely studied s. A battle enabled by Americans’ failure to defend the Ardennes front sufficiently resulted in what Winston Churchill called “undoubtedly the greatest American battle of the war and will, I. The Ardennes became the site of three major battles during the world wars—the Battle of the Ardennes (August ) in World War I, and the Battle of France () and the Battle of the Bulge (–) in World War II.

Many of the towns of the region suffered severe damage during the two world nates: 50°15′N 5°40′E / °N. As a WWII and history buff, I can say I have read several accounts of the Battle.

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Kunselman – th Infantry Division. THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE IN LUXEMBOURG: THE SOUTHERN FLANK ISBN These two new volumes offer new insights into the events of one of the fiercest battles of World War II.

The Ardennes Campaign Simulation Data Base (ACSDB) is a computerized data base of the World War II campaign fought in December and Januarypopularly known as the-"Battle of the Bulge.". THE ARDENNES: BATTLE OF THE BULGE by Hugh M. Cole OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF MILITARY HISTORY DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON, D.C., This volume, one of the series UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II, is the eighth to be published in the subseries, THE EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS.

The Battle of the Bulge, from mid-­December through Januarythe subject of “Ardennes ,” is a known story — Hitler’s last. The Battle of Bastogne. The Initial Deployment East of Bastogne. The one standing order that General Middleton gave General McAuliffe before leaving Bastogne on the morning of 19 December was: "Hold Bastogne." * Both generals felt that the enemy needed Bastogne and the entrance it afforded to a wider complex of roads leading west.

The British historian Antony Beevor’s “Ardennes The Battle of the Bulge” may return the Bulge to collective memory by democratizing it, adding the feats and sorrows of obscure men and.

This book clarifies, without simplifying, the human experiences and political stakes of the battle for the Ardennes Forest in December. Product Information.

The prizewinning historian and bestselling author of D-Day and Stalingrad reconstructs the Battle of the Bulge in World War II, in this riveting new account On DecemHitler launched his 'last gamble' in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp and forcing the /5(6).

As the Germans drove into the Ardennes, the Allied line took on the appearance of a large bulge, giving rise to the battle’s name. The. Excerpt from ARDENNES The Battle of the BulgeBy Antony Beevor CHAPTER 1: Victory FeverEarly on 27 AugustGeneral Dwight D. Eisenhower left Chartres to see the newly liberated Paris.

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Dwight 5/5(1). Ardennesor 'The Battle of the Bulge,' is squarely focused on this critical World War II battle spanning August to April The author tracks troop movements and positioning throughout the long conflict, while accounting for decisions made on the field, in the war room, and all the way up the chain of command to Gen.

Dwight. The prizewinning historian and bestselling author of D-Day, Stalingrad, and The Battle of Arnhem reconstructs the Battle of the Bulge in this riveting new account On DecemHitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp and 4/5(6).

“Ardennes is a book that plays very much to Beevor’s strengths, combining the view from the top with the view from below and vividly portraying the dark realities of military combat Beevor has delivered another perfectly judged episode of the second world war, a worthy companion to the works that made his name/5().

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The latest alternate history book from Greenhill, The Battle of the Bulge: Hitler’s Alternate Scenarios, is not about Adolf Hitler’s alternate scenarios for his Ardennes offensive.

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In this deeply researched work, with striking insights into the major players on both sides, Antony Beevor gives us the definitive account of the Ardennes offensive that was to become the greatest battle of World War II.

On the 16th of December,in the frozen forests of the Ardennes, the German army attacked American Allied forces, making one last attempt to turn the tide of World War II. Thus began the long, hard slog of a battle that was nicknamed by the media as the Battle of the Bulge. Lasting more than a month, it led to tens of thousands of casualties.

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The Ardennes—involving more than a million men—would prove to be the battle which finally broke the back of the Wehrmacht. In this deeply researched work, with striking insights into the major players on both sides, Antony Beevor gives us the definitive account of the Ardennes offensive which was to become the greatest battle of World War II.

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