BATTLE OF THE BULGE: HITLER'S ARDENNES OFFENSIVE 1944-1945. By Danny S. Parker. First published in 1992 to rave reviews, Danny Parker's Battle of the Bulge has since become the "standard" history of the battle, praised by historians for its stirring narrative, meticulous research, and its wealth of new information and fresh interpretations. Published now in a new edition, including a photo section with fascinating then-and-now images of the Ardennes area battlefield, this "classic" history of the Battle of the Bulge will be released to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the battle.
"A valuable guide to the history of Hitler's last offensive in the West."____John Keegan, author of The Face of Battle and Six Armies in Normandy
"An outstanding operational-level study using new facts and information, especially on the German side, enlarging our understanding of the campaign and providing a valuable addition to the study of World War II."____Military Review
A thorough account of Nazi Germany's final gamble, with stirring commentary detailing the entire campaign, enhanced by rare images from American, British and German sources. This outstanding operational level study uses new facts and information, and uncovers many previously unreported facts about Hitler and how Allied forces were able to smash the brutal offensive.
Covers virtually all participating U.S. Army units, including these Divisions: 1st Infantry Division, 2nd Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Division, 5th Infantry Division, 9th Infantry Division, 26th Infantry Division, 28th Infantry Division, 30th Infantry Division, 35th Infantry Division, 75th Infantry Division, 78th Infantry Division, 80th Infantry Division, 83rd Infantry Division, 84th Infantry Division, 87th Infantry Division, 90th Infantry Division, 99th Infantry Division, 106th Infantry Division, + 1st Armored Division, 2nd Armored Division, 3rd Armored Division, 4th Armored Division, 5th Armored Division, 6th Armored Division, 7th Armored Division, 9th Armored Division, 10th Armored Division, 11th Armored Division, + 17th Airborne Division, 82nd Airborne Division, 101st Airborne Division, + First Army and Third Army. Also covers each German participating division.
This indepth work highlights all major battles, including: Bastogne, Butgenbach, Houffalize, Krinkelt, Liege, Luxembourg, Malmedy, Marche, Meuse River, Rhine River, St. Hubert, St. Vith, Salm River, Stavelot, Sure River, Verdun, and MUCH MORE!
18 detailed maps, charts, diagrams, orders of battle, as well as a stirring narrative of the entire campaign. New facts and information, especially on the German side. 402 pages. Softcover edition.
Author Danny S. Parker is a former research consultant to the Joint Chiefs of Staff on the Battle of the Bulge. He is the author of To Win the Winter Sky: The Air Way Over the Ardennes, and editor of The Battle of the Bulge: The German View and Hitler's Ardennes Offensive.
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