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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian28 Feb 2018 6:44 p.m. PST

What are your favorite books, fiction or non-fiction, about the Battle of the Bulge?

Rich Bliss28 Feb 2018 6:47 p.m. PST

A Tme for Trumpets.

That's it. I'm done.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP28 Feb 2018 7:22 p.m. PST

The Bitter Woods: The Battle of the Bulge
The damned engineers by Janice Holt Giles
The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon by Alex Kershaw
A Time for Trumpets:The Untold Story of
the Battle of the Bulge by Charles B. MacDonald
Alamo in the Ardennes: The Untold Story of the American Soldiers Who Made the Defense of Bastogne Possible
by John C. McManus

langobard Supporting Member of TMP01 Mar 2018 3:16 a.m. PST

Hitlers last gamble by Trevor Dupuy.

Personal logo Dances with Clydesdales Supporting Member of TMP01 Mar 2018 4:30 a.m. PST

"To Win the Winter Sky" Parker.

Choctaw01 Mar 2018 7:14 a.m. PST

+1 Rich Bliss.

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP01 Mar 2018 8:23 a.m. PST

"Snow and Steel" by Peter Caddick-Adams

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP01 Mar 2018 8:48 a.m. PST

If you are looking for something from the other side of the table – "Devil's Adjutant: Jochen Peiper, Panzer Leader" by Michael Reynolds would be a good choice.

I just read it this last winter.

Lucius01 Mar 2018 4:41 p.m. PST

I'm looking at the Amazon reviews for "A Time for Trumpets", and the recurring complaint is that there are no maps in it. Is there a good set of maps for the Bulge., like the old West Point maps for Napoleonic Wars, or the ACW, that would go well with the book??

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP01 Mar 2018 7:44 p.m. PST

"The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon" by Alex Kershaw

"Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble" by Antony Beevor

"Snow and Steel: The Battle of the Bulge, 1944-45" by Peter Adams

"The Bitter Woods" by John S.D. Eisenhower

"A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge" by Charles B. MacDonald

"Kampfgruppe Peiper at the Battle of the Bulge" by David Cooke, Wayne Evans

"Alamo in the Ardennes: The Untold Story of the American Soldiers Who Made the Defense of Bastogne Possible" by John C. McManus

"Hitler's Final Push: The Battle of the Bulge: From the German Point of View" by Danny S. Parker

"Those Who Hold Bastogne: The True Story of the Soldiers and Civilians Who Fought in the Biggest Battle of the Bulge" by Peter Schrijvers

"Patton at the Battle of the Bulge: How the General's Tanks Turned the Tide at Bastogne" by Leo Barron

"Hitler's Last Gamble" by Trevor Dupuy

Silurian02 Mar 2018 7:05 a.m. PST

For great pictures:

"The Battle of the Bulge: Then and Now"

"Duel in the Mist" series

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