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Time for Trumpets The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge

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ISBN-10: 0688151574

ISBN-13: 9780688151577

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Charles B. Macdonald

List price: $21.99
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On December 16, 1944, the vanguard of three German armies, totaling half a million men, attacked U.S. forces in the Ardennes region of Belgium and Luxembourg, achieveing what had been considered impossible -- total surprise. In the most abysmal failure of battlefield intelligence in the history of the U.S. Army, 600,000 American soldiers found themselves facing Hitler's last desperate effort of the war. The brutal confrontation that ensued became known as the Battle of the Bulge, the greatest battle ever fought by the U.S. Army -- a triumph of American ingenuity and dedication over an egregious failure in strategic intelligence. A Time for Trumpets is the definitive account of this…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/19/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

The late Charles B. MacDonald served in four European campaigns and received the Purple Heart and the Silver Star. After the war, he wrote Company Commander regarded as a World War II classic. After retiring in 1979 as Deputy Chief Historian, U.S. Army, he devoted the next five years to writing A Time for Trumpets.