Battle of the Bulge, The: Vol.2, Hell at Bütgenbach/Seize the Bridges

Battle of the Bulge, The: Vol.2, Hell at Bütgenbach/Seize the Bridges

by Hans Wijers
     
 

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• Against-all-odds actions by the 1st Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge • Firsthand accounts from American and German soldiers • Details on Jochen Peiper and the notorious Malmedy Massacre On the second day of the Battle of the Bulge, armored divisions of the Sixth SS Panzer Army rolled down the road to Bütgenbach, where, over the

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• Against-all-odds actions by the 1st Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge • Firsthand accounts from American and German soldiers • Details on Jochen Peiper and the notorious Malmedy Massacre On the second day of the Battle of the Bulge, armored divisions of the Sixth SS Panzer Army rolled down the road to Bütgenbach, where, over the course of six days, the 26th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. 1st Infantry Division held out against constant attacks. Elsewhere, Jochen Peiper's SS battle group raced across the Belgian countryside and massacred American prisoners near Malmedy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811735872
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
01/20/2010
Series:
Stackpole Military History Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
975,197
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Hans Wijers lives in the Netherlands.

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