From Brittany to the Reich: The 29th Infantry Division in Germany, September - November 1944

From Brittany to the Reich: The 29th Infantry Division in Germany, September - November 1944

by Joseph Balkoski

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Overview

Joseph Balkoski is the top living D-Day historian. --USA Today"An excellent example of what a unit history should be." --David Isby, author of AfghanistanContinues Balkoski's acclaimed multivolume history of the U.S. 29th Infantry Division in World War IICovers a period of brutal combat along the German borderIntroduces readers to a colorful cast of American soldiersBalkoski blends meticulous research with masterful storytellingA must-read for all World War II fans

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811711685
Publisher: Tradeselect
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 813,074
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

List of Maps ix

Introduction xi

One An American Art of War 1

Two A Place Called Limburg 27

Three Schierwaldenrath 59

Four Nothing Will Be Held Back 155

Five Würselen 195

Six Don't Complicate It 251

Seven The Democrats Will Win 315

References 361

Bibliography 393

Acknowledgments 399

Index 403

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