The Battle of the Bulge
- German counter offensive against the Russians
- Russians attack Berlin
- Hitler commits suicide
- Russians and Americans meet
The Battle of the Bulge was Germany's last offensive on the Western Front. It was a very ambitious plan and while initially successful, the surprise German counteroffensive stalled by the end of December 1944. The objective was to gain crossings over the Meuse River and then advance and capture the port of Antwerp. Due to the freezing weather, rough terrain and fierce combat the counterattack was contained along with As a result of the scheme, the Russians attacked Berlin and during this time Hitler commits suicide in a bunker.