Battle of the Bulge by Charles Whiting
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Battle of the Bulge
By Charles Whiting

The Battle of the Bulge

Britain's Untold Story New edition

By (author) See other recent books by Charles Whiting
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $19.99
Your Price: $17.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.90 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Battle of the Bulge by Charles Whiting

Book Description

The Battle of the Bulge, fought on the snows of the Ardennes forests in December 1944 and January 1945, was the greatest land battle waged by the US Army in the 20th century. Official history remembers this victory as being one solely for the Americans, but Charles Whiting uncovers fresh new evidence to the contrary. For political reasons, no mention was ever made of the crucial British involvement in this battle, when the XXX Corps fought a decisive action and halted the German drive to the river Meuse, which they did against a total news blackout and at the cost of 2500 men. The British role in the Battle of the Bulge simply does not exist on paper. "The main reason for adopting a low key in referring to the British contribution was political," said Field Marshall Brooke, Chief of Imperial General Staff. Using eyewitness accounts from British, American and German soldiers, even Belgian civilians, this book sets the record straight, telling the true story of the role the British played in this key defeat, and the hardship and suffering they had to endure.

Buy Battle of the Bulge book by Charles Whiting from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780750931809
ISBN-10: 0750931809
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 127mm x 19mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...

Books By Author Charles Whiting

SS Peiper by Charles Whiting SS Peiper, Paperback (April 2012)

Jochen Peiper was notorious for his participation in the massacre of American soldiers at Malmedy in December 1944, he might have felt he had paid the price when he was released from prison in 1957. But as Charles Whiting vividly demonstrates, a grisly end still awaited him.

Hunt for Martin Bormann by Charles Whiting Hunt for Martin Bormann, Paperback (October 2010)

This ed. originally published: London: Leo Cooper, 1996.

Skorzeny by Charles Whiting Skorzeny, Paperback (July 2010)

Skorzeny was one of the most daring figures of the 20th Century. His exploits included the rescue of Mussolini from his mountain prison, a brief affair with Eva Peron, a blackmail attempt on Winston Churchill and the kidnapping of the son of the wartime dictator of Hungary. Eisenhower declared him The most wanted man in Europe". Charles Whiting

» View all books by Charles Whiting


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Battle of the Bulge book by Charles Whiting and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Charles Whiting

Charles Whiting is a well known Military writer who has writen many books on the subject including Hemingway Goes To War.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Charles Whiting close
SS Peiper by Charles Whiting
Hunt for Martin Bormann by Charles Whiting
Skorzeny by Charles Whiting
SS Kommando by Charles Whiting
Great German Escape by Charles Whiting
Fighting Tykes by Charles Whiting
British Liberation Army 1944-45 by Charles Whiting
Bounce the Rhine by Charles Whiting
Paths of  Death and Glory by Charles Whiting
Other Battle of the Bulge by Charles Whiting
Patton's Last Battle by Charles Whiting
Massacre at Malmedy by Charles Whiting
Decision at St Vith by Charles Whiting
Bloody Aachen by Charles Whiting
Battle of Hurtgen Forest by Charles Whiting
Poor Bloody Infantry by Charles Whiting
'44 In Combat from Normandy to the Ardennes by Charles Whiting
West Wall by Charles Whiting
Slaughter Over Sicily by Charles Whiting
Target Eisenhower by Charles Whiting
» close