Put into color. The battle that helped break Germany's back to help the war. Photographs of the war-weary soldiers in the Battle of the Bulge who fought through the frozen Ardennes Forest in a mountainous region of Belgium in the dead of winter. The largest and bloodiest battle fought in WWII. They show soldiers on both sides battling the frigid weather as they fought each other during Nazi Germany's last-ditch effort to drive back Allied forces between December 1944 and January 1945. Dwight Eisenhower and George S Patton were up against Adolf Hitler and Walter Model. American Casualties- 89,500 (19,000 killed, 47,500 wounded, 23,000 captured or missing) British Casualties- 1,408 (200 killed, 969 wounded, 239 missing) German Casualties- 70,000-100,000 (Killed, wounded, missing) The average mountainous climate during the two month battle was below zero temperatures and driving snow. An American Sherman M4 tank moves past another gun carriage that slid off icy road in the Ardennes Forest during push to halt advancing German troops. American troops man the trenches along a snowy hedgerow in the northern Ardennes Forest during the Battle of the Bulge. Soldiers with the Seventh Armored Division trudge through snow in a bombed-out Belgian village in 1945. American GI's helped local residents to load themselves and their belongings onto US trucks so they could escape the fight. This German plane was shot down by Allied guns and was found lying in snowy field in the Ardennes Forest. American soldiers of the 1st Army huddle around campfire in the snowy countryside of northern Ardennes Forest during lull in the Battle of the Bulge. Allied aircraft vapor trails in the sky above a U.S. soldier unloading a Jeep in the Ardennes Forest. Germans and a German dog trying to stay warm. Draped in snowy camouflage, Sherman tanks on the move. A U.S. Sergeant taking a break for a shave at a U.S. post. A strung out American force, making their way into the dense snow packed Ardennes.