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Books In Brief
A G.I. in The Ardennes: The Battle of the Bulge, by Denis Hambucken (ISBN: 978-1526756183, Pen & Sword distributed by Casemate Publishers, 908 Darby Road, Havertown, PA 19083, 610.853.9131; www.casemategroup.com. Hardcover, 144 pages, fully illustrat