Despite horrendous losses, the Americans and their allies eventually pushed the Germans back, and a month later the enemy was in full retreat back toward Germany. It was the beginning of the end for the Third Reich as the Americans, British and Canadians pushed from the West and the Russians from the East.
The infamous "Nuts!" reply from American commander Anthony McAuliffe to the Germans demanding surrender entered popular consciousness, McAuliffe's men surrounded at Bastogne but holding the town miraculously, stalling the Germans and helping to turn the tide.
Amazing stories have come out of the Battle of the Bulge. Just a little remembrance on this cold winter's day while we're snug and cozy in our warm houses.