The US Army in World War II (3): Northwest Europe

The US Army in World War II (3): Northwest Europe

by Mark Henry, Mike Chappell
     
 

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The GIs who struggled ashore through the surf of Omaha and Utah Beaches on 6 June 1944 were members of the best-equipped army ever assembled up to that date. It was in the NW Europe campaign of June 1944-May 1945 of World War II that the US Army was finally able to show its full potential for fluent mechanised warfare. This title describes both combat and service

Overview


The GIs who struggled ashore through the surf of Omaha and Utah Beaches on 6 June 1944 were members of the best-equipped army ever assembled up to that date. It was in the NW Europe campaign of June 1944-May 1945 of World War II that the US Army was finally able to show its full potential for fluent mechanised warfare. This title describes both combat and service uniforms worn in the ETO, from the assault troops on the D-Day beaches to bemedalled veterans celebrating VE-Day; other subjects covered include artillery, tanks, anti-tank weapons, the engineers, the replacement system; and the insignia of the divisions committed to this front.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841760865
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
1,261,305
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

Meet the Author


Mark R. Henry is a lifelong student of military history and an experienced re-enactor of many periods. He served in the US Army as a signals officer from 1981-90, in Germany, Texas and Korea. He has previously written Men-at-Arms 327, US Marine Corps in World War I.

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