From September 1944 to February 1945, American forces fought to contain the German army in the Hürtgen Forest in an attempt to keep the Germans from reinforcing their troops in the north.
The Germans desperately needed to hold the Hürtgen Forest as a starting point for the winter attack in the Ardennes, known as the Battle of the Bulge.
Join Edward Miller, author of “A Dark and Bloody Ground – the Hürtgen Forest and Roer River Dams, 1944-1945,” as he discusses this bloody and pivotal battle that cost over 33,000 American casualties.
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