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The Siegfried line, 1944-45 : battles on the German frontier

Author: Steve Zaloga; Steve Noon
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Osprey Pub., 2007.
Series: Campaign, 181.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The campaign on the German frontier in late 1944 was one of the most frustrating and costly efforts by the US Army in the ETO. The Allies first encountered the Siegfried Line (Westwall) fortifications in September 1944, having pursued the retreating Wehrmacht through Belgium and the Netherlands. The border area around Aachen had been fortified with a double line of bunkers, and both the terrain and the weather made  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Zaloga; Steve Noon
ISBN: 9781846031212 1846031214
OCLC Number: 76365230
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
The strategic situation --
Opposing commanders --
Opposing armies --
Opposing plans --
The campaign --
The campaign in retrospect --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Campaign, 181.
Responsibility: Steven J. Zaloga ; illustrated by Steve Noon.

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The Siegfried Line campaign was one of the most frustrating and bloody series of battles fought by the US Army in Europe. This book covers the battle for Aachen and the fighting that ensued in the  Read more...

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