Battle of the Bulge

In Dec 1944, Germany's western borders were in danger of being breached. "We gamble everything now", said Gerd von Rundstedt said when he had learned of Adolf Hitler's order for a major offensive through the Ardennes to drive back the Allies. "We cannot fail."

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