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1944 – The Battle of the Bulge

On This Day – 16 December 1944

The Germans launched their last major offensive of World War II, known to most as the Battle of the Bulge the Germans originally called it Unternehmen Wacht am Rhein (operation watch on the Rhine). This battle which lasted until the 25th of January 1944 became the bloodiest battle of World War II for the Americans, The Department of the Army recording US losses at more than 108,000.

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1757 – Battle of Rossbach

5 November

The Battle of Rossbach took place on this day in 1757 during the Seven Years’ War (1756–1763) near the village of Roßbach, in the Electorate of Saxony. Continue reading “1757 – Battle of Rossbach”

WWII The 75th Anniversary

Night of 25/26 August 1940 – The Battle of Britain

RAF Bombers attack Berlin for the first time. Continue reading “WWII The 75th Anniversary”

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