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American Experience; Battle of the Bulge

10/06/1995

Battle of the Bulge (repackaged for season 8)


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Series
American Experience
Program
Battle of the Bulge
Program Number

705T

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

The Battle of the Bulge was the single biggest and bloodiest battle American soldiers ever fought. It was a total surprise when, on December 16, 1944, 30 German divisions roared across an 85-mile Allied front. Unprepared for the assault, more than 80,000 Americans were killed, maimed or captured. This film looks at the battle through the eyes of the U.S. soldiers and combat officers in the field.

Duration

01:27:18

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Battle of the Bulge,” 10/06/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D0791DF5601E44AF8F158808939F591C.
MLA: “American Experience; Battle of the Bulge.” 10/06/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D0791DF5601E44AF8F158808939F591C>.
APA: American Experience; Battle of the Bulge. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D0791DF5601E44AF8F158808939F591C
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