Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 20 items

  • Keywords: Battle of the Bulge x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

A Desperate Winter

William Stuart Nance

in Sabers through the Reich: World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169606
eISBN:
9780813169644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169606.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter covers not only the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes, but the lesser known Operation NORDWIND against the Sixth Army Group in the Vosges Mountains. Spanning December 1944 and January ... More


Eliminating the Bulge

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Allied forces' efforts to flatten the “bulge” during the final stages of the Battle of the Bulge. The Allied offensive phase started in earnest on January 3, 1945, led by ... More


General George S. Patton and the War-Winning Sherman Tank Myth

Nicholas D. Molnar

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes Patton's defense of the Sherman in the face of scathing criticism following the Battle of the Bulge. It argues that the general's advocacy on behalf of ... More


Epilogue

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the estimated civilian casualties during the Battle of the Bulge. An estimated 2,500 civilians were killed in Belgium as a direct or indirect result of the Battle of the Bulge ... More


The Peiper Breakthrough

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses the success of one combat group of the Sixth Panzer Army in penetrating deep behind the American lines on December 17, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge. This group was headed ... More


Lifting the Siege of Bastogne

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Allied forces' lifting of the Siege of Bastogne in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. This engagement started on January 3, 1945, and after barely five days, the final ... More


Between the Ourthe and the Meuse

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the engagement between German and Allied forces in the area between the Ourthe and Meuse Rivers in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The 116th Panzer Division reached La ... More


The Northern Shoulder

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the German forces' attack on the northern shoulder of the “bulge” during the Battle of the Bulge. This counteroffensive was launched by the Sixth Panzer Army under the ... More


The Fall of St. Vith

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the German forces' capture of the town of St. Vith in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The German forces arrived at Wallerode on December 17, 1944, and on December 20 the ... More


Closing in on St. Vith

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the offensive launched by the Fifth Panzer Army led by Hasso Eccard von Manteuffel in St. Vith, Belgium, against the Allied forces during the Battle of the Bulge. It describes ... More


The Race for Bastogne

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the German offensive launched by Hasso Eccard von Manteuffel's 47th Panzer Corps on December 17, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge to capture the Belgian town of Bastogne. It ... More


The Southern Shoulder

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the surprise German offensive at the southern of the Battle of Bulge on December 16, 1944. This attack was launched by General Erich Brandenberger's Seventh Army. This chapter ... More


The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Peter Schrijvers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Traditional histories of the hard-fought Battle of the Bulge routinely include detailed lists of the casualties suffered by American, British, and German troops. Conspicuously lacking in most ... More


The Houffalize Corridor

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the German offensive at the so-called Houffalize corridor in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The German 116th Panzer and 560th Volksgrenadier Divisions were able to ... More


The Siege of Bastogne

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Siege of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. This German offensive lasted from December 20 to 27, 1944. This chapter describes the German strategy for capturing the ... More


War

Mary E. Adkins

in Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066660
eISBN:
9780813058856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066660.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chesterfield Smith served in the U.S. Army for more than five years; after excelling in training in Kansas and Mississippi, he married his childhood sweetheart and was shipped overseas. Smith, a ... More


Counterattack from the South

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Allied forces' counterattack from the southern shoulder of the Battle of the Bulge. It discusses the combined offensive launched by George S. Patton's five divisions on a ... More


Between the Salm and the Ourthe

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the German forces' occupation of the area between the Salm and Ourthe rivers in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. It discusses the German soldiers' harassment of the ... More


Blackout in the Bulge

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0019
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Even before the Battle of the Bulge, the senior war correspondents were becoming restive. Wes Gallagher caused trouble by writing exposés of the reasons behind the military’s manpower and ammunition ... More


Hugo Lang's Escape and Life in the United States

Gilya Gerda Schmidt

in Süssen Is Now Free of Jews: World War II, the Holocaust, and Rural Judaism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243297
eISBN:
9780823243334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243297.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Hugo Lang, Jehudo ben Arye, was the second son of Leopold Lang, born in Ernsbach on April 24, 1923. He moved to Süssen with his family in 1925, where his father joined the cattle business of his ... More


View: