Definitions for "Battle of the Bulge"
last major Axis counteroffensive in December 1944 against the Allied forces in western Europe; German troops gained territory in Belgium but were eventually driven back
a battle during World War II; in December 1944 von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive in the forest at Ardennes and caught the Allies by surprise
In December 1944, the German army launched a counterattack against Allied forces in western Europe. Its advance toward Antwerp, Belgium, created a "bulge" in the Allied lines. By June 1945, the bulge was contained and the Allied line was restored.