The so-called ?Battleof the Bulge? was one of the most important battles of the Second World War. It was certainly America?s largest and most crucial land battle, at one stage involving half a million men.
Battle of the Bulge: Hitler?s Final Gambletells the story of Hitler?s brilliant plan to recapture Antwerpand force a negotiated peace on the Western front; and how close he came to success. Featuring individual stories from the German army and American GIs, as well as a more comprehensive account of the British intervention than seen in previous books on the battle, Patrick Delaforce provides a gripping account of one of the most important battles of the Second World War.
Patrick Delaforce has written 13 books on military history, all on World War Two. A veteran of the war, he received three decorations, in addition to campaign medals.
?Delaforce is a fine researcher and presents the facts with a clarity most historians would do well to copy?
Scottish Legion News
'The author disentangles the various strands in this awesome confrontation with skill and he also balances the wider view with an attention to the detail that brings it all back to life.?