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Loss and redemption at St. Vith : the 7th Armored Division in the Battle of the Bulge

Author: Gregory Fontenot
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2019]
Series: American military experience series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Loss and Redemption at St. Vith closes a gap in the record of the Battle of the Bulge by recounting the exploits of the 7th Armored Division in a way that no other study has. Most accounts of the Battle of the Bulge give short-shrift to the interval during which the German forward progress stopped and the American counterattack began. This narrative centers on the 7th Armored Division for the entire length of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fontenot, Gregory, 1949-
Loss and redemption at St. Vith
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2019.
(DLC) 2019023569
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Fontenot
ISBN: 9780826221926 0826221920
OCLC Number: 1096223798
Description: xxv, 348 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Lucky Seventh goes to war --
Silesia is defended in the West --
The eve of battle --
The golden lions at bay --
The Lucky 7th goes to St. Vith --
A thin olive drab line --
Stand at St. Vith --
Crisis at St. Vith --
Decision at St. Vith --
They come back with all honor --
Reversal and reconstitution --
Redemption at St. Vith --
Epilogue: after the battle.
Series Title: American military experience series.
Other Titles: 7th Armored Division in the Battle of the Bulge
Responsibility: Gregory Fontenot.

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Closes a gap in the record of the Battle of the Bulge by recounting the exploits of the 7th Armored Division in a way that no other study has. This narrative centres on the 7th Armored Division for  Read more...

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