THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DECEMBER 1944 – GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE

When:
December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2019-12-17T19:00:00-05:00
2019-12-17T20:30:00-05:00
Where:
Manchester Branch, Ocean County Library
21 Colonial Drive
Manchester
NJ 08759
Contact:
Michael Mahoney
732 657 7600

BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DEC. 1944: GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE
The Battle of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler’s final counter offensive in northwest Europe, was launched on December 16, 1944. Aimed at splitting the Allied armies in half and capturing the key port of Antwerp, the offensive surprised the Allies and caused an immediate command crisis. The presentation will cover how the crisis was overcome, how the offensive was thwarted and why the battle was called by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill the “greatest American battle of the war.

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