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  Breeds of Livestock - Ardennes Horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Ardennes is thought to be descended from heavy draft horse praised by Julius Caesar in De Bello Gallico.
The Ardennes is among the oldest of the European heavy draft breeds.
The Ardennes is a lighter, mountain bred, version of the Belgian Draft horse.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/horses/ardennes/index.htm   (227 words)

  
 Le Mainate en Ardennes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
DŠs lors, les Ardennes furent consacrées aux guerres et aux diverses invasions venues de l'Est, à commencer par celle des Francs.
The Principality of Chateau Regnault was integrated to the kingdown in 1629, that of Sedan in 1642.
Ardennes - Arbres - Buissons - Oiseaux - Généralités sur les arbres - légendes - garouillette
members.aol.com /Mainate/ardennes.htm   (3034 words)

  
 Ardennes - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Ardennes wooded plateau, from 1,600 to 2,300 ft (488-701 m) high, in SE Belgium, N Luxembourg, and Ardennes dept., N France, E and S of the Meuse River.
In Germany, the Ardennes is continued by the Eifel.
A traditional battleground, the Ardennes saw heavy fighting in both World Wars, notably in the Battle of the Bulge (Dec., 1944-Jan., 1945).
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-ardnnsp1lat.html   (293 words)

  
 Ardennes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The region repeatedly changed hands during the early modern period, with parts or all of the Belgian Ardennes being incorporated into France, Germany, the Spanish Netherlands and the United Kingdom of the Netherlands at various times.
The Ardennes saw three major battles during the world wars – the Battle of the Ardennes in World War I, and the Battle of France and Battle of the Bulge in World War II.
The rugged terrain of the Ardennes severely limits the scope for agriculture, with arable and dairy farming in cleared areas the mainstay of the agricultural economy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ardennes   (478 words)

  
 First World War.com - Battles - The Battle of the Ardennes, 1914
Fought between 21-23 August 1914, the Battle of the Ardennes comprised one of the Battles of the Frontiers conducted during the first month of the war, August 1914.
The battle was sparked somewhat unusually by the mutual confused collision of French and German invasion forces in the lower Ardennes forests.
The aim of the advancing French forces was straightforward: to attack the German centre in the flank as it passed through the woods of the Ardennes.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles/ardennes.htm   (622 words)

  
 Ardennes-Alsace
Hitler's last offensives—in December 1944 in the Ardennes region of Belgium and Luxembourg, and in January 1945 in the Alsace region of France—marked the beginning of the end for the Third Reich.
In the Ardennes, terrain and worsening weather aided the Germans in holding off Allied counterattacks for an entire month, ultimately allowing them to withdraw a sizable portion of their initial assault force with perhaps one-third of their committed armor.
The final tally for the Ardennes alone totaled 41,315 casualties in December to bring the offensive to a halt and an additional 39,672 casualties in January to retake lost ground.
www.army.mil /cmh/brochures/ardennes/aral.htm   (15522 words)

  
 HyperWar: The US Army in WWII: The Ardennes: Battle of the Bulge [Chapter 4]
Hitler's selection of the Ardennes as the sector in which the western counteroffensive would be launched was based in the main on the obvious advantage of attacking the Allies where they were weakest.
Whatever thought may have been given to the Ardennes, the Allies were on the offensive and preparing for yet greater offensive operations well to the north and the south of the VIII Corps sector.
The Ardennes sector seemed no special risk, it had been quiet for weeks, it offered--or so it seemed--no terrain attraction for the enemy, and there was no recognizable indication that enemy forces opposite the VIII Corps and 99th Infantry Division outnumbered those deployed on the friendly side of the line.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USA/USA-E-Ardennes/USA-E-Ardennes-4.html   (12050 words)

  
 THE ARDENNES: BATTLE OF THE BULGE (Contents)
The last phase of operations in the Ardennes, therefore, is properly part and parcel of the final Allied offensive in Europe, and so the course of battle beginning on 3 January 1945 is described in another and final volume of this subseries.
The Ardennes battle normally was "fought," in the sense of exercising decisive command and directing operations, by the corps commander.
On the contrary, the operations in the Ardennes show in real life tactical forms and formations which (in such things as dispersal, gaps between units, counterattack doctrine, widths of front, and fluidity of movement) are comparable to those taught by current Army doctrine and envisaged for the future.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/wwii/7-8/7-8_cont.htm   (2619 words)

  
 Ardennes (département) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ardennes is a département in the northeast of France named after the Ardennes area.
Origins: The name of "Ardennes" ("Ar Denn", from old celtic : "the forest") was first mentioned by Julius Caesar who talked in his "War of Gaules" about a celtic female god, who was named "Arduinna" (warrior god usually painted as riding a wild boar).
Situated in the Ardennes uplands on the border with Belgium, the department of Ardennes includes many areas of very dense woodland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ardennes_(d%C3%A9partement)   (354 words)

  
 The Ardennes Offensive for PC Review - PC The Ardennes Offensive Review
The Ardennes Offensive by SSG is yet another in a long line of wargames based on the Battle of the Bulge, and it follows in the tradition of the 1965 Avalon Hill paper game and the more recent Bulge chapter in the Talonsoft Battleground series.
Ardennes has eight scenarios to choose from, ranging in size from a small number of turns and units to a mammoth 64-turn game that includes everything.
Combat is where Ardennes distinguishes itself from previous computer versions of the battle.
www.gamespot.com /pc/strategy/ardennesoffensive/review.html   (603 words)

  
 The Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge), December 1944 - January 1945
The Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge), December 1944 - January 1945
In September 1944, as the Russians halted their advance on Warsaw and the Allies stalled in Holland in Operation Market-Garden, Hitler stunned his generals with a bold plan reminiscent of the 1940 campaign.
The failure of the Ardennes meant that those tanks and soldiers would not be available for the defense of Germany herself.
www.worldwar2database.com /html/ardennes.htm   (1599 words)

  
 Battle of the Bulge
Their goal was to reach the sea, trap four allied armies, and impel a negotiated peace on the Western front.
Thinking the Ardennes was the least likely spot for a German offensive, American Staff Commanders chose to keep the line thin, so that the manpower might concentrate on offensives north and south of the Ardennes.
The delay and extended battle used so much of the precious resources of the German Army that they were never again able to recoup and fight the style of war they had in earlier days.
ice.mm.com /user/jpk/battle.htm   (803 words)

  
 GMT GAMES: Ardennes '44
The objective of the Germans is to push through the Ardennes, then cross the Meuse River and head for Antwerp.
Ardennes '44 explores this fascinating campaign with a detailed order of battle and an extremely accurate Ardennes game map which covers the area from the Our River to the Meuse.
The Ardennes '44 game system is designed by Mark Simonitch, winner of the CSR James F. Dunnigan Award for Design Elegance and Best WWII Board Game of 2000 for Ukraine '43.
www.gmtgames.com /nna4/main.html   (371 words)

  
 Vacances Ardennes (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Les Ardennes désigne une région située au sud de la Meuse et de la Sambre et limitée au sud par les plaines de Lorraine et de Champagne.
Ardennes - Education - Culture - Actualité de l'éducation en Europe, en France et en Champagne-Ardennes.
Ardennes de France - Présentation du label régional et de l'association.
www.racinedardennes.com.cob-web.org:8888   (448 words)

  
 The Ardennes : Introduction | Frommers.com
That's not to say there are no worthwhile museums, but with the change in landscape comes a shift in emphasis, away from treasures hoarded indoors and toward the outdoor riches of bracing air, scenic winding mountain roads, sparkling streams, and tranquil lakes.
Recommending an itinerary for the Ardennes is difficult: This is a country for rambling.
The Ardennes is famed for its wealth of gourmet restaurants, many in country inns where the innkeeper doubles as a fine chef.
www.frommers.com /destinations/theardennes/3107010001.html   (370 words)

  
 Battle war games - The Ardennes Offensive!
The Ardennes Offensive is a Windows Program compatible with Windows 95, 98, and XP computers.
"The Ardennes Offensive" is a great battle war game, because it is a great study on what really happened at the Battle of the Bulge, I am a history buff and the game is an eye opener.
Ardennes is a great game, I am a solitaire player and the computer is a smart player and very real, I had my men dig into any rough terrain I could find and they held, Hurray!
www.ssgus.com /ardennes1.html   (847 words)

  
 The Ardennes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The German counteroffensive through the Ardennes in the winter of 1944, the Battle of the Bulge, will long be recalled in American military annals as having inflicted on the U.S. 12th Army Group the first and only serious reverse it suffered in its sweep from Normandy to the Rhine.
Even after the Ardennes offensive had failed, Hitler, on 28 December, addressing the generals who were to lead a subsidiary attack in Alsace, pointed out that the war was an ideological conflict that could only end in Germany's victory or extinction.
The weakness of the 1,500-mile Eastern Front is best illustrated by the fact that almost half of the German divisions were either isolated in the north (on the Courland peninsula in Latvia) or tied down in the south (in Hungary) without a chance to influence the outcome of the impending battle in the center.
www.trailblazersww2.org /divisionhistory/ardennes_luttchau.htm   (6102 words)

  
 Ardennes
The Ardennes are situated on the border of Belgium,Germany, Luxembourg and France.The region is characterised by dark woods, little rivers and historic villages.
It is a hard to imagine that this area has been the place of heavy fighting during World War Two.
In a part of the castle there is a small but interesting museum dedicated to the Battle of the Bulge.
home.planet.nl /~whitestar/ardennes.htm   (550 words)

  
 Ardennes (département) - Wikimedia Commons
The french department (administrative area) of Ardennes comes from Ardennes massif that lays on north east of France, south Belgium and Luxemburg.
It was created during the French Revolution, on March the 4th, 1790, according to the law of December, the 22nd 1789.
Origins: The name of "Ardennes" ("Ar Denn", from old celtic : "the forest") was first mentioned by Julius Ceasar who talked in his "War of Gaules" about a celtic female god, who was named "Arduinna" (female warrior god usally painted as riding a wild boar).
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Ardennes   (231 words)

  
 The Battle of the Bulge (Ardennes Offensive)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Unfortunately, due to the complexity of the battle and to other circumstances, there are a great number of popular misconceptions about the Battle of the Bulge; so I hope to set some of these straight.
It is an attempt to give the units' locations in the major areas of the Battle of the Bulge (Ardennes Offensive), as well as links to their web pages, if they have a web page.
CRIBA Collection: The Center for Research and Information on the Battle of the Ardennes has gathered personal accounts from many units and many areas of the battle.
hometown.aol.com /dadswar/bulge/index.htm   (4787 words)

  
 Ardennes - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ardennes, hilly and wooded area extending from France through south-eastern Belgium and Luxembourg to the Rhineland, in Germany.
Ardennes, Battle of, an inconclusive battle of World War I, fought in the Ardennes region of France.
This report on the Battle of Ardennes appeared in The Times on August 25, 1914.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Ardennes.html   (96 words)

  
 Champagne Ardennes France,Introduction the French Region of Champagne Ardennes
The Region of Champagne-Ardennes, in the north-east of France, is comprised of the départements of Ardennes, Marne, Aube and Haute-Marne.
The French Ardennes, which border Belgium to the east, has been the site of numerous, devastating clashes.
The later is a pôte-au-feu consisting of smoked ham, from the Ardennes, cabbage and sausage.
www.french-at-a-touch.com /French_Regions/Champagne-Ardennes/champagne-ardennes_7.htm   (1084 words)

  
 Ardennes-Info: Portal to the Belgian Ardennes
We even thought about our webmaster collegues by creating for then a module so they can integrate our agenda in their own website.
Our latest addition is obviously our articles which talk about the Ardennes in particular, but also about health, leisure, etc… If you explore a little you even you will discover the numerous possibilities and get a better view of our categories.
This possibility is open to anyone who likes to write (preferably about the Ardennes, but other subjects are also welcome) and who wishes to share their knowledge and talent with the visitors of our site.
www.ardennes-info.be /index.en.html   (677 words)

  
 GameStats: Ardennes Offensive
Ardennes Offensive lets you take command of the last German offensive in the West.
On December 16th, 1944, the Wehrmacht launched a furious surprise attack against American forces in the Ardennes.
Ardennes Offensive utilizes SSG's reknowned A.I. with three levels of difficulty.
www.gamestats.com /objects/003/003581   (165 words)

  
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