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 Lieutenant) February 09, 2015
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The defense of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II is one of the supreme achievements of American arms. Bastogne is deservedly identified with the finest characteristics of the American soldier, and the name Bastogne symbolizes a heroic battle. Bastogne has long held the...read more

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The soldiers of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division and a complement of other troops held the key crossroads town during the Battle of the Bulge. Shivering and stamping their feet in the snow, three American soldiers warmed their hands over a small fire at an observation post. They were weary,...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 10, 2015
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The museum and its fantastic historical building will give you a great impression of the Battle of the Bulge. This prestigious building was used by the German army as "Unteroffiziersheim" during the occupation of Bastogne in WWII. After the war it was used as a hospital by the Red Cross. This...(find out more)

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American wartime newsreel from the frontlines during the Battle of the Bulge, launched by the German Army across the Ardennes Forest on, 16 December 1944 -- 25 January 1945.read more

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The Battle of the Bulge lasted until Jan. 25, 1945. Twenty thousand American soldiers were killed, 20,000 were captured and 40,000 were wounded.

  1. Allied infantrymen crouch low in the snow as they look out for snipers in embattled Saint Vith, Belgium, on Jan. 31, 1945 at the end of the
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Taje a step-by-step journey through the Battle of the Bulge using the U.S. Army's own situation maps. Eleven maps illustrate the shifting lines of battle through four weeks of fighting, centering on Belgium's Ardennes Forest sector and the embattled town of Bastogne. 

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 Lieutenant) December 24, 2014

George "Bud" Hougas and Allan "Bud" Spencer recollect Christmas of 1944 when they were in the Army serving with the 745th Tank Battalion in Europe during World War II.

By Christmas of 1945, World War II was over, and both Buds, recently discharged from the Army, were home with their...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 22, 2014
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At the time of this death on January 2, 2011, Major Richard “Dick” Winters was probably the most recognized company commander of World War II’s European theater. He was an extraordinary combat officer whose story historian Stephen E. Ambrose chronicled in Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 19, 2014
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The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region ofWallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe. Hitler planned the offensive with...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 15, 2014
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American and Belgian nationals gathered in the Ardennes region of Belgium to mark the 70th anniversary of battle. Battle of the Bulge was one of the bloodiest battles of the Second World War and one of the greatest tank battles. It began in the Ardennes Forest in Belgium on December 16, 1944,...read more

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