French Battlefields announces the second volume in our Second World War battlefields series.
The Bulge Battlefields
By Robert J Mueller
The Bulge Battlefields provides a comprehensive historian’s or traveler’s guide to the Battle of the Bulge (Ardennes Offensive) —Americas largest battle of the Second World War.
As a visitor’s guide, The Bulge Battlefields presents the actual locations of key events in the struggle to defeat Germany’s last offensive of the war. Each battlefield visit begins with a succinct history of events followed by a description of the intense military action that determined success or failure. The narrative revolves around the stories of the privates, NCOs, and junior officers whose sacrifices made success possible. Extensive detailed maps illustrate the flow of the battle across the landscape and the units that participated. Detailed driving instructions and 550 GPS co-ordinates direct visitors to each battlefield site. Descriptions of museums, memorials, cemeteries, and surviving artifacts are given along with their hours of operation. Mailing, email, and web addresses are also provided.
The text includes locations and contact details for:
– 23 Museums
– 182 Monuments or Memorials
– 21 Farthest Advance Stones
– 19 WW II Tanks
– 18 Region Tourist Offices
– Westwall Bunkers
– Commemorative Walking Tours
– Dozens of awards for Bravery and Sacrifice
SOFT COVER, PERFECT BOUND
480 PAGES plus
16 PAGES OF B&W PHOTOGRAPHS and 88 MAPS
6″ X 9″ (15.2cm X 22.8cm)