Panzers in Winter: Hitler's Army and the Battle of the Bulge (Stackpole Military History Series)

Panzers in Winter: Hitler's Army and the Battle of the Bulge (Stackpole Military History Series) by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.

Title: Panzers in Winter: Hitler's Army and the Battle of the Bulge (Stackpole Military History Series)
Author: Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.
ISBN10: 0811734560
ISBN13: 978-0811734561
Publisher: Stackpole Books (December 13, 2007)
Language: English
Subcategory: Europe
Size PDF: 1890 kb
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Pages: 240 pages
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Panzers in Winter: Hitler's Army and the Battle of the Bulge (Stackpole Military History Series) by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.


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One of World War II's most famous battles recounted from the German point of view Covers Otto Skorzeny, Kampfgruppe Peiper, the siege of Bastogne, and more Includes the story of the hard-hit U.S. 106th Infantry Division and based on unpublished primary sources, including after-action reports and soldiers' memoirs

Before dawn on December 16, 1944, German forces rolled through the icy Ardennes in their last major offensive on the Western Front. Catching the Allies--predominantly Americans, in what they believed was a "quiet" sector--by surprise, the Germans made early gains, but Allied counterattacks combined with German fuel shortages and mounting casualties forced the German Army into a retreat from which it never recovered.