Allied forces invade Normandy, France. Axis powers are
pushed back towards Paris
Paris is liberated in August, Axis Forces Retreat further
Germans create an 85 mile long bulge stretching from the
North Sea To Switzerland.
Hitlers plan is to create a wedge in the south and force the
allied forces to retreat. Retake the city of Antwerp
Foggy, -20*F, Snow waist deep
Poor weather conditions restricted Allied observation
planes. Germans surprise the Allied forces.
Allied intelligence says that the last place Germans will
attack is the Ardennes mountain Range.
THE BATTLE BEGINS
Hitler’s Blitzkrieg bombards Allied troops moving through
The Germans plan to take the town of Murrigen, a town
which houses allied supplies
The american troops hold Germans from advancement.
Germans must pass over the ridge to reach Antwerp and
allied storage facilities
Allied forces set up rifle platoons with machine gunners on
each flank, Mortar pits are set up behind riflemen.
Howitzers and 3 anti aircraft guns are located at the rear
300 Germans reach the summit unaware of the allied
defense. Germans are terminated and the ridge is held