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English: Map of the opening of the salient, the start of the Battle of the Bulge (German: Wacht am Rhein, "Watch on the Rhine"). Map covers 16 – 25 December 1944. Main source for map is File:P23(map).jpg, taken from
The frontlines in the Monschau-Malmedy-Pruem area have been adjusted as shown in, for example, and File:Battle of the Bulge 6th.jpg.
Français : Carte montrant le déplacement de troupes du 16 au 25 décembre 1944 lors de la bataille des Ardennes.
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Source Map data, operation lines, etc. taken from File:P23(map).jpg, a US military source. Also incorporate elements from File:France_blank.svg (User:Sting), File:Maps template-history patch-en.svg (Sting and User:Yug), File:P23(map).jpg (US Military), and File:Wacht am Rhein map.svg (User:Grandiose)
Author User:Matthewedwards
Other versions Derivative works of this file:  Wacht am Rein Map HE.svg
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current02:55, 7 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 02:55, 7 March 2012557 × 900 (217 KB)Matthewedwardsbetter
02:46, 7 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 02:46, 7 March 2012557 × 900 (210 KB)MatthewedwardsFixed line spacing on "NINTH ARMY", "FIRST ARMY", "FIFTEENTH ARMY", etc
23:25, 6 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 23:25, 6 March 2012557 × 900 (216 KB)GrandioseRemove stroke on lettering.
01:51, 6 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 01:51, 6 March 2012557 × 900 (217 KB)MatthewedwardsSmoothed arrows, adjusted colour of Allied arrows
12:20, 4 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 12:20, 4 March 2012557 × 900 (216 KB)GrandioseAdjust key to new/oldest arrow style.
12:13, 4 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 12:13, 4 March 2012557 × 900 (216 KB)GrandioseTweak frontlines in the Monschau-Malmedy-Prum area, demonstrating a German advance, per, for example,
06:09, 14 February 2012Thumbnail for version as of 06:09, 14 February 2012557 × 900 (215 KB)Matthewedwards

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