How long did the Battle of the Bulge last?
The Battle of the Ardennes (commonly refered to as the Battle of the Bulge) lasted for 31 days. It began on December 16, 1944 when the German Army launched a massive artillery barrage followed by a 3 Army attack. The battle ended on January 15, 1945 when Allied forces met up, closing of the Ardennes. And it was in a forest and there were no fighter planes invovled. There were 700 tanks on the Allies side and only 500 on the Axis side.