Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Bulge, Battle Of The

Also called ´┐ŻBattle Of The Ardennes´┐Ż (Dec. 16, 1944 - Jan. 16, 1945), the last German offensive on the Western Front during World War II; an unsuccessful attempt to push the Allies back from German home territory. The name Battle of the Bulge was appropriated from Winston Churchill's optimistic description, in May 1940, of the resistance that he mistakenly supposed was being offered to the Germans' breakthrough in that area just

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