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The Battle of the Bulge, fought on the snows of the Ardennes forests in December 1944 and January 1945, was the greatest land battle waged by the US Army in the 20th century. Official history remembers this victory as being one solely for the Americans, but Charles Whiting uncovers fresh new evidence to the contrary. For political reasons, no mention was ever made of the crucial British involvement in this battle, when the XXX Corps fought a decisive action and halted the German drive to the river Meuse, which they did against a total news blackout and at the cost of 2500 men. The British role in the Battle of the Bulge simply does not exist on paper. "The main reason for adopting a low key in referring to the British contribution was political," said Field Marshall Brooke, Chief of Imperial General Staff. Using eyewitness accounts from British, American and German soldiers, even Belgian civilians, this book sets the record straight, telling the true story of the role the British played in this key defeat, and the hardship and suffering they had to endure.

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Fought in the Ardennes forests in December 1944, this was the greatest land battle waged by the US Army this century. For political reasons no mention was ever made of crucial British involvement. Whiting aims to set the record straight; telling the true story of the XXX Corps actions and recounting the hard fighting and suffering they endured.

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ISBN:
9780750931809
Subtitle:
The Untold Story
Author:
Whiting, Charles
Publisher:
History Press
Subject:
Military - World War II
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Publication Date:
March 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.16x5.68x.74 in. .54 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » World War II » Europe » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , Fought in the Ardennes forests in December 1944, this was the greatest land battle waged by the US Army this century. For political reasons no mention was ever made of crucial British involvement. Whiting aims to set the record straight; telling the true story of the XXX Corps actions and recounting the hard fighting and suffering they endured.
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