From the Archive
Dec 15, 2014
by Robert Capa © International Center of Photography
December 16th marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Bulge, so-named due to the massive depression created in the allied lines as shown on maps. This final, massive German offensive was aimed to smash through Allied positions and re-capture Antwerp, a seminal supply line. Hitler had also hoped that a successful attack would so damage the Western-Allies' forces that a cease-fire... More...