Battle of the Bulge is a 1965 film about the Battle of Celles during the German offensive of December, 1944. It stars Robert Shaw, Henry Fonda, Robert Ryan and Telly Savalas. The film is replete with historical inaccuracies and is generally considered to be a poor telling of the story of Celles. Then former United States President and former American forces commander, Dwight Eisenhower, denounced the film on it's release citing it's glaring errors.
Junkers Ju 52 Edit
The plane that transports English-speaking German soldiers, disguised as American soldiers, behind the Allied lines for Operation Greim, which was intended to send American forces into disarray. A Ju 52 takes off at first but mysteriously changes to a Douglas C-47 in a later shot.
Douglas C-47 Edit
The plane that the German soldiers of Operation Greim actually jump out of in a later shot.
O-1 Bird DogEdit
The small reconnaissance plane used by Lt. Colonel Kiley.