Hitler's Siegfried Line

Hitler's Siegfried Line

by Neil Short
     
 

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The Siegfried Line was a mammoth wall of German defenses that stretched from the Swiss border in the south to Aachen in the north, approximately 300 miles long and, in places, up to 20 miles deep. Built by Nazi Germany between 1936-38, over 500,000 workers were involved in its construction. This book gives a detailed historical background to the Siegfried Line, and a

Overview

The Siegfried Line was a mammoth wall of German defenses that stretched from the Swiss border in the south to Aachen in the north, approximately 300 miles long and, in places, up to 20 miles deep. Built by Nazi Germany between 1936-38, over 500,000 workers were involved in its construction. This book gives a detailed historical background to the Siegfried Line, and a guide to what is left to see of it today.









Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750945011
Publisher:
History Press Limited, The
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Neil Short studied at Lancaster University before taking an MA in Military History at the University of Leeds. He has continued his interest in military history and has published a number of books and articles on modern fortifications.

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