The infamous Battle of the Bulge ended on this day in 1945. Many soldiers lost their lives when Hitler launched his last offensive to push the allies back. Obviously, it failed, but not without the cost of human life and the cruel suffering winter had brought. The Battle of the Bulge is one that has been known world wide because of how far the allies were pushed back to the Ardennes forest in France. Eventually, the battle ended and the allies were able to continue on with their fight to save win World War II.