America's Bloodiest Battle
By September 1944, Paris is free. But In the Hürtgen Forest, American troops became embroiled in the longest battle to be fought in their history. How was the American advantage lost? And why did so many men die? We investigate remains of bunkers, anti-tank barriers, tree burst explosions, and hidden emplacements that slowed US troops to a grinding halt and made this a ‘green hell’.