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The Rhineland 1945 : the final push into Germany

Author: Ken Ford
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2004.
Series: Praeger illustrated military history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The battle for the Rhineland was brutal in the extreme. Eisenhower's broad front policy called for the whole of the Rhineland to be taken before pushing his troops across the Rhine and into Germany itself. The Germans opened the Roer dams in a vain bid to temper this massive Allied offensive and this called for a drastic change in tactics. The ensuing battle was characterized by amphibious assaults on the fortified  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Ford
ISBN: 0275982696 9780275982690
OCLC Number: 53287721
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Osprey, 2000.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps.
Contents: Origins of the Battle --
Opposing Commanders --
Opposing Armies --
Opposing Plans --
Operation Veritable --
Operation Grenade --
The Final Battle --
The American Drive to the Rhine --
Aftermath --
The Battlefield Today --
Chronology --
Orders of Battle --
Selected Bibliography --
Wargaming the Campaign.
Series Title: Praeger illustrated military history series.
Responsibility: Ken Ford.
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The ensuing battle was characterized by amphibious assaults on the fortified villages of the flooded Rhine lowlands, frontal assaults on the vaunted Siegfried Line and grim fighting for the  Read more...

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