Ardennes 1944 : the Battle of the Bulge / Antony Beevor.
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|Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola||LP 940.54 BEE (Text)||33118000172267||Adult: Large Print||Available||-|
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|Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||LP 940.5421 BEEVOR (Text)||33946003120750||Large Print . 2nd Floor||Checked out||12/08/2016|
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- ISBN: 9781410483720
- ISBN: 141048372X
- Physical Description: 809 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
- Edition: Large print edition.
- Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 791-801).
|Summary, etc.:|| On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched his last gamble in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp and forcing the Canadians and the British out of the war. Although his generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families could be saved from the vengeful Red Army approaching from the east. Many were exultant at the prospect of striking back. The allies, taken by surprise, found themselves fighting two panzer armies. Belgian civilians abandoned their homes, justifiably afraid of German revenge. Panic spread even to Paris. While some American soldiers, overwhelmed by the German onslaught, fled or surrendered, others held on heroically, creating breakwaters which slowed the German advance. The harsh winter conditions and the savagery of the battle became comparable to the Eastern Front. In fact the Ardennes became the Western Front's counterpart to Stalingrad. There was terrible ferocity on both sides, driven by desperation and revenge, in which the normal rules of combat were breached. The Ardennes, involving more than a million men, would prove to be the battle which finally broke the back of the Wehrmacht.
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