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Battle of the Bulge


Early in the Battle of the Bulge, the 101st Airborne was surrounded and offered the choice of total annihilation or surrender. He responded "NUTS!" and managed to hold out until help arrived.
  Last major offensive by the German Army in World War II; a surprise counterattack against the Allies in Belgium which it took the Allies a month to turn back
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  • Early in the Battle of the Bulge, the 101st Airborne was surrounded and offered the choice of total annihilation or surrender. He responded "NUTS!" and managed to hold out until help arrived.
  • My dad was a World War II medic who served in the Battle of the Bulge.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • When Billy joined the regiment, it was in the process of being destroyed by the Germans in the famous Battle of the Bulge.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The Battle of the Bulge?
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen

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  • I wanted to model myself after that paragon of military virtue, that officer who was wounded in the behind while fleeing the German advance in the Battle of the Bulge, that fighting man of such superlative qualities that he has returned to his alma mater as commandant in charge of discipline.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • "It reminds me of when the Germans demanded that the U.S. surrender at the Battle of the Bulge," I said.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • The Battle of the Bulge ended about the middle of January, with the newspapers reporting seventy-seven thousand Allied casualties and one hundred twenty thousand German casualties.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • And then, in the middle of December, just when it seemed that the war would be over very soon, the Germans launched a major offensive in the Ardennes region, and the Battle of the Bulge began.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Our room became Study Central for the four of us, with Takumi and Lara over till all hours of the night talking about The Sound and the Fury and meiosis and the Battle of the Bulge.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Battle of the Bulge [7] , Battle of Iwo Jima [4] , Battle of Iwo Jima [4] , D-Day [5] , Luftwaffe [6] , Bataan Death March [8] , Lend-Lease [8] , Battle of Britain [9] , Battle of Stalingrad [9] , Enola Gay [9] , Siege of Leningrad [9]
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