December 16, 1944: Battle of Bulge begins

The largest land battle in Europe involving U.S. troops, the Battle of the Bulge was fought in Belgium and Luxembourg when German forces mount a surprise offensive aimed at Antwerp.

Image:  T4 George C. Sargent of Bentonia wore this uniform jacket during his World War II service.  He participated in the battles for the Rhineland and central Europe, as well as in the Ardennes.

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