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Between the Salm and the Ourthe

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print April 2005 | ISBN: 9780813123523
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134826 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0009
Between the Salm and the Ourthe

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This chapter focuses on the German forces' occupation of the area between the Salm and Ourthe rivers in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. It discusses the German soldiers' harassment of the local residents and the highlights of the battle for Hotton. It describes the engagement between German and Allied forces from December 20 to 31, 1944, and the success of the Allied forces' counteroffensive.

Keywords: Battle of the Bulge; Salm River; Ourthe River; German forces; Allied forces; counteroffensive

Chapter.  9569 words. 

Subjects: Military History

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