Our Tortured Souls: The 29th Infantry Division in the Rhineland, November-December 1944
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Our Tortured Souls: The 29th Infantry Division in the Rhineland, November-December 1944

by Joseph Balkoski
     
 

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Joseph Balkoski is the top living D-Day historian. --USA Today"Balkoski has fingertip command of his sources, and a sense of the dramatic that never loses touch with the brutal realities of combat." --Dennis Showalter, past president of the Society for Military History and author of Patton and RommelContinues Balkoski's acclaimed multivolume history of the U.S. 29th…  See more details below

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Joseph Balkoski is the top living D-Day historian. --USA Today"Balkoski has fingertip command of his sources, and a sense of the dramatic that never loses touch with the brutal realities of combat." --Dennis Showalter, past president of the Society for Military History and author of Patton and RommelContinues Balkoski's acclaimed multivolume history of the U.S. 29th Infantry Division in World War IICovers the division's vital role in the U.S. Army's November offensive, which Gen. Omar Bradley hoped would get the Allies to the Rhine River by ChristmasA riveting story of heroism and tragedy, during which thousands of 29ers became casualties in a campaign that ultimately failed to end the warBalkoski blends meticulous research with masterful storytelling

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811711692
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
538,749
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Balkoski is Command Historian of the Maryland National Guard and author of Omaha Beach (978-0-8117-3376-2), Utah Beach (978-0-8117-3377-9), and the classic Beyond the Beachhead (978-0-8117-3237-6). He has appeared as a D-Day expert on MSNBC, and his work has been praised by Joe Scarborough, the New York Post, the Washington Times, World War II magazine, and others. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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