Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

by Antony Beevor

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ISBN-13: 9780143109860
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 101,733
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Antony Beevor is the bestselling author of D-Day: The Battle for Normandy, which received the Royal United Services’ Institute Westminster Medal; The Battle for Spain, which received the La Vanguardia Prize; Paris After the Liberation 1944–1949; Stalingrad, winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Wolfson Prize for History, and the Hawthornden Prize for Literature; and The Fall of Berlin 1945, which received the first Longman-History Today Trustees’ Award. He is the recipient of the 2014 Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. Beevor lives in England.


From the Hardcover edition.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations xi

List of Maps xv

Glossary xvii

Table of Military Ranks xxi

1 Victory Fever 1

2 Antwerp and the German Frontier 16

3 The Battle for Aachen 28

4 Into the Winter of War 40

5 The Hürtgen Forest 56

6 The Germans Prepare 80

7 Intelligence Failure 98

8 Saturday 16 December 111

9 Sunday 17 December 134

10 Monday 18 December 157

11 Skorzeny and Heydte 174

12 Tuesday 19 December 182

13 Wednesday 20 December 202

14 Thursday 21 December 221

15 Friday 22 December 232

16 Saturday 23 December 245

17 Sunday 24 December 262

18 Christmas Day 279

19 Tuesday 26 December 290

20 Preparing the Allied Counter-Offensive 300

21 The Double Surprise 317

22 Counter-Attack 332

23 Flattening the Bulge 350

24 Conclusions 363

Order of Battle, Ardennes Offensive 371

Notes 389

Select Bibliography 429

Acknowledgements 435

Index 437

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Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was great at describing many of the important details that make history interesting. This book identifies more of the issues that led to this battle than I had read in previous books, sometimes he goes into too much detail. I would recommend this book.