BATTLE OF ST. VITH
Background of events on Hitler's Ardennes offensive December 1944, with focus on December 19th attack on St. Vith, marking beginning of the Battle of Bulge. Role of 84th infantry division in fighting German army in World War II - penetration of Siegfried Line November 1944, and move into Belgium December 1944.
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