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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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An obscure Brigadier General, Bruce Clarke, and a contingent of American troops slowed tge German advance during the Battle of the Bulge, In the early hours of Sunday morning, December 17, 1944, an American Brigadier general suffering from piles was heading into the unknown. That gray dawn, with...read more

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Three German soldiers crept through the snow. They had infiltrated the American front line during a counterattack. Major William F. Hancock spotted the trio. The lead man towered over the others. “He must have been six foot four and weighed about 250 or 275 pounds,” Hancock recalled. The huge...read more

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Equipped with a long, powerful L/70 7.5cm anti-tank gun that could outrange opposing Allied tank weapons, the Jagdpanzer IV /70(V) Lang proved a formidable foe following its introduction late in WWII. The "Lang" (German for "long") in its name was added to distinguish it from...read more

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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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Wacht am Rhein, the Battle of the Bulge, is a grand-tactical simulation of that enormous battle!. The more than 2,380 counters represent every formation, at company and battalion levels, which fought there, including US, German, British, French, Canadian and Belgian units. Infantry, armor, anti-...read more

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On 16 December 1944, Adolf Hitler launched Germany’s last great campaign in the west–the Ardennes Offensive, more commonly known as the Battle of the Bulge. And in the six decades since, most historians and strategists have had a two-dimensional view of that engagement. The assumption has...read more

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