As a visitor's guide, The Bulge Battlefields presents the actual locations of key events in the struggle to defeat Germany's last offensive of the war. Each battlefield visit begins with a succinct history of events followed by a description of the intense military action that determined success or failure. The narrative revolves around the stories of the privates, NCOs, and junior officers whose sacrifices made success possible. Extensive detailed maps illustrate the flow of the battle across the landscape and the units that participated. Detailed driving instructions and 550 GPS co-ordinates direct visitors to each battlefield site. Descriptions of museums, memorials, cemeteries, and surviving artifacts are given along with their hours of operation. Mailing, email, and web addresses are also provided.
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About the Author
His second book, Fields of War: Battle of Normandy, launches a series of visitors' guides describing sites and individuals of the Second World War's European battlefields. This volume presents the Allied assault to liberate France from German occupation starting with the invasion of the Normandy coast to the climactic Battle of the Falaise Pocket and eventual liberation of Paris. The title received seven Indie Press awards.
The recently released The Bulge Battlefields provides a comprehensive guide to the Battle of the Bulge (Ardennes Offensive) - America's largest battle of the Second World War. The text includes 550 GPS coordinates to locate museums, monuments, and all significant battlefield actions.
Mr Mueller is also an accomplished public speaker whose one-hour-long programs combine period and contemporary photographs to describe the places and the people who dictated the battle's outcome. He has delivered over 150 presentations to wide acclaim.
Robert Mueller holds advanced degrees in physics from the University of Illinois and in business administration from Lake Forest College. He performed his military service in the US Army Signal Corps during the Vietnam era. Mr Mueller is a member of the Midwest Writers Association and the Military Writers Society of America.