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World War II

Operation Nordwind

Sunday Dec 31, 1944
Alsace and Lorraine, France and Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Operation Nordwind was the last major German offensive in the war. It began on 31 December 1944 in Rhineland-Palatinate, Alsace and Lorraine in southwestern Germany and northeastern France, and ended on 25 January 1945. The German offensive was a failure, failing to destroy the Allied forces.


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