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Between the Ourthe and the Meuse

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/9780813123523.003.0010
Between the Ourthe and the Meuse

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This chapter examines the engagement between German and Allied forces in the area between the Ourthe and Meuse Rivers in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The 116th Panzer Division reached La Roche on December 23, 1944, and the American forces arrived two days later to defend the area. This chapter also describes the battle for Bonnerue and the success of the counteroffensive of the Allied forces.

Keywords: Battle of the Bulge; German forces; Ourthe River; Meuse River; American forces; Bonnerue; Allied forces

Chapter.  12545 words. 

Subjects: Military History

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