Rhineland: The Battle to End the War

Rhineland: The Battle to End the War

by Denis Denis Whitaker, Shelagh D. Whitaker

Hardcover(2ND ED. WI)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773732575
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Edition description: 2ND ED. WI
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.33(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.49(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
PrologueI
1The Little Watchmaker5
2One Could Go Mad19
3The Tide's In29
4Cratering Is to Be Accepted44
5Four Generals Outraged60
6The Magic Armies75
7Chewing Gum Alley86
8The Highland Fling97
9The Outlook Seemed Bleak110
10Suddenly, There Was Goch124
11Dan Spry and His Water Rats140
12The Goch-Calcar Road: A Narrative of Battle152
13Grenade! GIs Conquer the Roer174
14February 26: The Grisliest Day192
15Lulu Goes to War208
16Valley of Death219
17The Obstinate Canadian236
18Breakout!244
19The Nine Bridges of General Schlemm258
20The Power of Plunder280
21Winged Soldiers304
22Now Is When You Pray325
Epilogue345
Afterword: Lessons Not Learned349
Appendix AOrder of Battle359
Appendix BMaps367
Glossary385
Notes on Sources388
References403
Interviews411
Index422

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