Battle of the Bulge

This is a picture of a Sherman Tank from Battle of the Bulge.

Who Were the People in Battle of the Bulge?

There were four different groups of people in the battle. It was Americans, British, Germans, and the French. It was one of the biggest battles/wars in World War II. Some of the leaders were Josef Dietrich was one of the German leaders, George S. Patton was the leader of United States, Charles de Gaulle was the French leader, and Winston Churchill was the leader of Britain.

This is a map of where World War II takes place, in Germany and near France and Poland.

Why Did the War Start

The war started because, “It started because the German’s assault drove a bulge in the Allied line” The Germans allies were the Japanese. Also Adolf Hitler's plan to launch counter-offensive thrust.

This is German soldiers marching to war.

How Long Did the War Last?

It went from December 16, 1944 to January 26, 1945. It lasted a total of 41 days in the cold, harsh winter. Sense it lasted that long in the cold, so many soldiers died of hunger or freezing to death.

How does this historical event continue to impact our lives today?

This impacts our lives today because on Saturday, June 6, 2015 we celebrate D-day and that happened during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. D-day happened because allied forces (Germany) invaded Japan.

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-Tank Photo:http://worldwartwozone.com/gallery.old/500/medium/Sherman_tank.jpg

Answers. Answers Corporation. Web. 19 Feb. 2015. <http://www.answers.com/Q/How_long_did_the_Battle_of_the_Bulge_last>.

"Battle of The Bulge." History Net Where History Comes Alive World US History Online RSS. Web. 13 Feb. 2015. <http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-the-bulge>.

Rice, Earle. Strategic Battles in Europe. San Diego, CA: Lucent, 2000. Print.

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2 years ago
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i like it but can you tell me who was the leader

2 years ago
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Nice job, there were alot of interesting facts on the Battle of the Buldge