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 Teniente) January 04, 2015
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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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In this Jan. 4, 1945 file photo, American infantrymen take positions on the front line just past Amonines, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The Battle of the Bulge was one of the largest and bloodiest battles of the Second World War. (Photo/AP)read more

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 Teniente) December 22, 2014
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HEILBRONN: The war was nearly won. But as the 100th Infantry Division’s GIs attacked fortified Heilbronn, Germany, they feared they’d never see V-E Day.

The 100th Infantry Division had acquired an unenviable reputation by the time it disembarked at Marseilles in October 1944. Organized...read more

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 Teniente) December 22, 2014
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The director of a new PBS documentar y tells the once-secret stor y of how phantom US troops, inflatable tanks, and Hollywood sound effects fooled the Wehrmacht. 

Rubling out of Paris late on September 14, 1944, a convoy of troop-filled American half-tracks, trucks, and jeeps left the...read more

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 Teniente) 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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During World War II the photographers of the United States armed forces created on film a pictorial record of immeasurable value. Thousands of pictures are preserved in the photographic libraries of the armed services but are little seen by the public.

In the narrative volumes of UNITED...read more

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 Teniente) December 07, 2014

A brave band of regular GI's are tasked with saving the last bridge and final gateway to the Third Reich. The bridge is bristling with German guns loaded with explosives. Worse, the enemy plan to destroy the bridge if the American unit assaults it.read more

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 HQ Batallón) December 01, 2014
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The 4th Infantry Division had lost 7,500 casualties in the Huertgen Forest before moving into the Ardennes for a rest in early December, 1944. It was deployed with three understrength regiments on line, but only the northernmost (le-thand) regiment, the 12th Infantry, was hit by the left flank...read more

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 HQ Batallón) December 01, 2014
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This volume deals with the crucial period of the campaign conducted in the Belgian Ardennes and Luxembourg, generally known as the Battle of the Bulge. Although the German planning described herein antedates the opening gun by several weeks, the story of the combat operations begins on 16...read more

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The Center of Military History is pleased to present the second volume in the U.S. Army in Action series, a facsimile reprint of Brigadier General S. L. A. Marshall's Bastogne: The First Eight Days. Originally published in 1946, this brief study provides a combat history of a critical battle...read more

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