War Stories of the Battle of the Bulge

Hardcover | June 4, 2013

byMichael Green

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The powerful German counteroffensive operation codenamed "Wacht am Rhein" (Watch on the Rhine) launched against the American First Army in the early morning hours of December 16, 1944, would result in the greatest single extended land battle of World War II. To most Americans, the fierce series of battles fought in the Ardennes Forest of Belgium and Luxembourg that winter is better known as the Battle of the Bulge. Here are the first-person stories of the American soldiers who repelled the powerful German onslaught that had threatened to turn the tide of battle in Western Europe during World War II.<_o3a_p>

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The powerful German counteroffensive operation codenamed "Wacht am Rhein" (Watch on the Rhine) launched against the American First Army in the early morning hours of December 16, 1944, would result in the greatest single extended land battle of World War II. To most Americans, the fierce series of battles fought in the Ardennes Forest ...

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These are the stories of the desperate land battle that made the American GI an enduring World War II icon.   That night, what seemed like an entire German battalion hit our positions. Our entire line opened up in continuous fire until we were down to a few clips. . . . I was reloading the bazooka when I thought someone had hit me in t...

Michael Green is a freelance writer, researcher, and photographer who specializes in military, transportation, and law enforcement subjects with more than ninety books to his credit. In addition, he has written numerous articles for a variety of national and international military-related magazines.James D. Brown served twenty years in...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.19 inPublished:June 4, 2013Publisher:MBI Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0760336679

ISBN - 13:9780760336670

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Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction

Chapter One: The Germans Attack

Chapter Two: The Americans React

Chapter Three: Christmas in the Ardennes

Chapter Four: Closing the Bulge

Index