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The Siegfried Line Campaign

Author: Charles B MacDonald
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army ; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1963.
Series: United States Army in World War II., European theater of operations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the First and Ninth U.S. Armies from the first crossings of the German border in September 1944 to the enemy₂s counteroffensive in the Ardennes in December, including the reduction of Aachen, Huertgen Forest, and Operation MARKET-GARDEN in Holland.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacDonald, Charles Brown, 1922-
Siegfried Line Campaign.
Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1963
(OCoLC)569083909
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles B MacDonald
OCLC Number: 1351714
Description: xxi, 670 pages : illustrations, maps (some folded, some color 1 in pocket), portraits, charts ; 26 cm.
Contents: Breaching the Siegfried Line --
The road to Germany --
The First U.S. Army --
V Corps hits the West Wall --
VII Corps penetrates the Line --
Action on the North Wing --
An airborne carpet in the North --
Operation Market-Garden --
Invasion from the sky --
Decision on the ground --
The approaches to Antwerp --
The Peel Marshes --
The Battle of Aachen --
A set attack against the West Wall --
Closing the circle --
Assault on the city --
The Roer River dams --
The first attack on Schmidt --
The second attack on Schmidt --
The Huertgen Forest --
The big picture in October --
New plans to drive to the Rhine --
VII Corps makes the main effort --
V Corps joins the offensive --
The final fight to break out of the Forest --
Battle of the Roer Plain --
Clearing the inner wings of the armies --
The Roer River offensive --
The Geilenkirchen Salient --
Ninth Army's final push to the Roer --
Conclusion --
The approaches to Dueren --
Objective: the Roer River dams --
The end of the campaign.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II., European theater of operations.
Responsibility: by Charles B. MacDonald.

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The story of the First and Ninth U.S. Armies from the first crossings of the German border in September 1944 to the enemy₂s counteroffensive in the Ardennes in December, including the reduction of Aachen, Huertgen Forest, and Operation MARKET-GARDEN in Holland.

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