Watch Battleground (1949) online for free full movie and streaming film in English with HD quality. December, 1944. The Nazis, in the position of the onrushing Allies, turned and pushed into the Ardennes Forest in Belgium and Luxembourg for what would be their last major repulsive of World War II. During the Battle of the Bulge, as it is now called, they surrounded the town of Bastogne, Belgium, trapping the US Army 101st Airborne Division in the town. To make matters worse for the 101st, thick clouds covered the place for most of the conflict. This prevented the Allies from providing quality cover and appearance-dropped supplies to their troops concerning the arena. This film focuses upon one squad of the 101st as they wait for the clouds to crack.. Meanwhile, they must survive German spies in US Army uniforms, German artillery, winter weather, set sights on supplies, and the unease of conscious thing trapped by a discordant force.