While it is called the Ardennes Offensive in Belgium because it was fought primarily in the Ardennes forest area, it is called the Battle of the Bulge by Americans, because when the Germans broke through the 60-mile Allied line they created a bulge in that line, said Paxton resident and battle historian Christian W.
What does TAO stand for?
TAO stands for The Ardennes Offensive (war)
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- Together as One
- Tokyo Astronomical Observatory
- Toolkit for Advanced Optimization
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It was named the Ardennes Offensive but got its more popular moniker because of the bulging shape the German invasion took on maps.
On just over 50 acres in Luxembourg City, lie the final resting places for the remains of more than 5,000 Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice for their nation while countering the Ardennes Offensive of World War II.