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Battle of the Bulge

  • MHQ Magazine

    The Bulge

    When the Germans broke through in the Ardennes, one Eisenhower decision saved the day for the Allies. But another prevented them from achieving total victory...

  • World War II Magazine

    Conversation with Dan McCabe: Reversal on the Rhine River

    World War II veteran Dan McCabe tells his story about the fight along the Rhine River in Italy and his wartime experience at the Battle of the Bulge...

  • Military History Magazine

    Valor: The Normandy Ranger

    Leonard G. Lomell U.S. Army Distinguished Service Cross Pointe du Hoc, France June 6, 1944 Leonard G. ‘Bud’ Lomell is a leg- end among U.S. Army Rangers. Inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame in 1994, he is one of the key heroes of the...

  • MHQ Magazine

    The Man Who Saved Korea

    Matthew B. Ridgway, who brought a beaten Eighth Army back from disaster in 1951, was a thinking—and fighting—man’s soldier.   IF YOU ASKED A GROUP OF AVERAGE AMERICANS to name the greatest American general of the twentieth...

  • Reviews

    Game Buzz- Armchair General July 2013

    Battle of the Bulge (shenandoah-studio .com) is an operational simulation of the December 1944 German Ardennes offensive. It is also arguably the best strategy game yet created for the iPad. The design of this game is beautiful yet simple....

  • Military History Magazine

    The Laughing Paratrooper

    Leonard A. Funk Jr. U.S. Army Medal of Honor Holzheim, Belgium January 29, 1945 Leonard Funk, a 5-foot-5-inch, 140-pound western Pennsylvania native, was the most highly decorated American paratrooper of World War II and one of the most...

  • World War II Magazine

    ‘I Wanted to Kill Germans’: Conversion with James Megellas

    PEOPLE GLAMORIZE war,” 9 n5-year-old Jim Megellas notes, “but it’s about brutality, rage, and survival.” This retired lieutenant colonel, the 82nd Airborne’s most decorated soldier, ought to know. “Maggie” led from the front...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Review: Battlefield mApps

    Battlefield mApps: Battle of the Bulge  By Joseph Thomson. For iOS 5.0 or later. Available on iTunes, $8.99.  Sometimes a picture—especially a map—is worth a thousand words. This new iPad app makes maps central in bringing...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    From the Bulge to Tet

    Brigadier General Albin F. Irzyk played a significant role in two of America’s most famous battles. The frozen, bitterly cold forest in Europe during a major World War II offensive and the steamy South Vietnamese capital city at the...

  • World War II Magazine

    First Blood on the Ghost Front

    Before the Allies won the Battle of the Bulge, the German spearpoint ripped an American division apart. THE FIRST EXPLOSIONS came as a jolt. At 5:30 on the wintry morning of Saturday, December 16, 1944, the American troops atop the Schnee...

  • HistoryNet

    70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge

    After seven decades, it’s time to set the record straight on the myths and realities of the U.S. Army’s greatest battle. GREATEST BATTLE – GREATEST VICTORY December 16, 2014, marks the 70th anniversary of the opening shots of the...

  • HistoryNet

    Letter from the Editor- Armchair General January 2015

    Seven decades ago, Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler launched a last major offensive on World War II’s Western Front in a desperate attempt to stave off Germany’s catastrophic defeat. Three German armies struck an undermanned sector of the...

  • HistoryNet

    Letters from Readers- Armchair General March 2015

    Salute from Colombia Armchair General us magnificent editions containing significant articles that illustrate offers the lives of leaders in history, and how those lives were shaped by timing and space to become “the special” one...

  • World War II Magazine

    Book Review: Snow and Steel- The Battle of the Bulge, 1944–45

    Snow and Steel: The Battle of the Bulge, 1944–45 By Peter Caddick-Adams. 872 pp. Oxford University Press, 2014. $34.95.  The World War II battle pantheon mostly reads like the index to an atlas: Anzio, Iwo Jima, Stalingrad, Tobruk,...

  • World War II, World War II Magazine

    Book Review: Tank Driver

    Tank Driver: With the 11th Armored From the Battle of the Bulge to VE Day by J. Ted Hartman Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Ind., 2003, $24.95. Tank Rider: Into the Reich With the Red Army by Evgeni Bessonov Stackpole Books,...

  • World War II Magazine

    Book Review: Paratroopers vs. Panzers

    BLOCKING KAMPFGRUPPE PEIPER The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the Battle of the Bulge By Frank van Lunteren. 368 pp. Casemate, 2015. $32.95 his engaging volume reflects a deep love affair between the people of Nijmegen and troopers...