Ardennes

German SS Troops with a Panzer Division

The Ardennes, 1944

More than 4,000 square miles of hills and ridges, thickly forested, dissected by streams and rivers, its few roads punctuated by chokepoints. One of Western Europe’s ancient wildernesses. How was the Ardennes Offensive executed, and how did it accelerate the bitter end of one of history’s most brutal regimes?

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MHM October 2019

The October issue of Military History Matters, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. To subscribe to the magazine, click here. To subscribe to the digital archive, click here. In this issue: SPECIAL: The Ardennes, 1944 The Ardennes Offensive, also known as the Battle of the Bulge, was Hitler’s last push against the Allies at the end […]

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