The War File: Tanks! The Ardennes Offensive (2008)

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 48 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Alice Day

Against the backdrop of the German counterattack, this episode of Tanks! highlights the Tiger II and Jagdtiger models, in addition to the Sturmgeshutz and Jadgpanzers. The program makes good use of specially filmed sequences of tanks which, together with computer-generated images and war footage, provide a good look at the subject. The War File: Tanks! The Ardennes Offensive covers weather conditions that affected Allied air strikes. It covers deception tactics, the slowdown of an offensive response, and the Allied counterattack.

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offensive, tactics, battle [war], tank [vehicle], tank-battle, war