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December 16, 1944: Ardennes Offensive Begins, An “Abysmal Failure of Allied Intelligence”

German troops advancing

By Carlo D’Este By October, and continuing throughout the autumn of 1944, the various Allied intelligence staffs were aware that the Germans had assembled the Sixth Panzer Army in the area east of Aachen. However, the positioning of its divisions

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