Battle of the Ardennes Bulge

noun
a battle during World War II; in December 1944 von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive in the forest at Ardennes and caught the Allies by surprise
Regions: ↑Ardennes
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑World War II, ↑World War 2, ↑Second World War

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