Latest "Battle of the Bulge" stories
One Army brother honors another lost in a Christmas Eve tragedy
The sinking of the SS Leopoldville in 1944 killed 763 U.S. Army soldiers on their way to the Battle of the Bulge.
Army veteran of WWII receives French Legion of Honor
The 98-year-old World War II veteran took part in the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge.
Seventy-five years later, the Netherlands honors the ‘Black Liberators’ who helped end the Nazi occupation
In 1944, Allied forces began liberating the Netherlands from Nazi occupation. Among these soldiers were black GIs whose role in the liberation had largely been overlooked in historical accounts. Now, the Black Liberators Project seeks to highlight the service and sacrifice of these soldiers, including the 172 buried in Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten.
By Dylan Gresik
This Army platoon’s ‘last-ditch stand’ during the Battle of the Bulge holds lessons for small units in future wars
It would take decades, but the soldiers would later become the most decorated platoon in Army history.
Army and DoD post image of Nazi war criminal to commemorate Battle of the Bulge
“We regret the use of the photograph of Joachim Peiper. The intent was to tell the full story of the Battle of the Bulge, which will continue here, by explaining the incredible odds that were stacked up against the American Soldier by the time the reserve was called in on 18 Dec,” the Army airborne unit tweeted Tuesday morning.
By Shawn Snow