Definition of Ardennes counteroffensive
1. Noun. 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.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Second World War, World War 2, World War Ii
Geographical relationships: Ardennes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ardennes Counteroffensive
Literary usage of Ardennes counteroffensive
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Air Campaign: Planning for Combat by John A. Warden, III (1995)
"Very simply, Hitler disbanded the reserve and committed it in support of the 1944 ardennes counteroffensive.13 There, operating in a strange environment in ..."