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    • The German Ardennes offensive in mid-December forced the division to withdraw to defensive positions near Elsenborn Ridge, where the German drive was halted.2nd Infantry Division (United States)-Wikipedia
    • Because all his radios had been destroyed or lost in the jump, Heydte didn't know the 12th SS Panzer Division failed to defeat the Americans at the Battle of Elsenborn Ridge, and was unable to relieve his forces.Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte-Wikipedia
    • The Americans' initial impression was that this was the anticipated, localized counterattack resulting from the Allies' recent attack in the Wahlerscheid sector to the north, where the 2nd Division had knocked a sizable dent in the Siegfried Line.Battle of the Bulge-Wikipedia
    • On 17 December 1944 the 62nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion destroyed a column of roughly 40 German tanks and support vehicles at the Battle of Elsenborn Ridge.62nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion-Wikipedia
    • Fierce resistance on the northern shoulder of the offensive, around Elsenborn Ridge, and in the south, around Bastogne, blocked German access to key roads to the northwest and west that they counted on for success.Battle of the Bulge-Wikipedia
    • The German Ardennes offensive in mid-December forced the division to withdraw to defensive positions near Elsenborn Ridge, where the German drive was halted.Walter M. Robertson-Wikipedia

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