The Battle of the Bulge in Ardennes, France was to be Adolf Hitlerís most daring and victorious battle. It was the largest battle ever fought on the Western Front and the largest ever
fought by the U.S. Army. But, because of Hitlerís massive ego, he paid no attention to his advisors and, in turn, Ardennes became the most significant loss to the Germans in all of World War II and ended the
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Finally, on Dec. 23, Patton begins a counterattack to the south and makes substantial progress. Dec. 24 was a major turning point. Dec. 25, 400 U.S. soldiers break into small groups
and sneak throught enemy lines. German forces are still very strong and fight hard against Allied counterattacks, but their master paln was ruined. They could nerver reach Antwerp, so they retreated.
30,000 Germans are killed, 30,000 P.O.W.s, 40.000 injured. It was a personal defeat for Hitler.