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Timeline Event:


Dec 16, 1944

The Battle of the Bulge begins. It the last major German counteroffensive, as allied troops are pushed back in Belgium's Ardennes Forest. As Allied lines fall back, a "bulge" is created in the center of the line, giving the battle its familiar name (see MAP). Two weeks of intense fighting in brutal winter weather follow before the German offensive is stopped.

Theater:  European Theater

Source:  World War II History


Date Added: 2010-11-26



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