The Battle of the Bulge

World War Two: D-Day - Dunkirk - Guadalcanal - Pearl Harbor

Historical Events

  • 1944-12-16 Nazi Germany launches a counteroffensive against the Allies in the Ardennes region of Belgium, beginning the 'Battle of the Bulge'
  • 1945-01-12 German forces in Belgium retreat in Battle of Bulge
  • 1946-07-16 US court martial sentences 46 members of the SS to death (Battle of Bulge crimes) in Dachau

Famous Birthdays

  • 1916-08-29 George Montgomery, American actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination), born in Brady, Montana (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • 1992-09-23 James Van Fleet, American US Army General (served during WWI, WWII, and Korean War), dies at 100