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To the Bitter End: The Final Battles of Army Groups North Ukraine, A, and Center-Eastern Front, 1944-45
     

To the Bitter End: The Final Battles of Army Groups North Ukraine, A, and Center-Eastern Front, 1944-45

by Rolf Hinze
 
A selection of the Military Book Club

This is a penetrating and detailed account of the climactic battles of the German forces in Slovakia, the Carpathians, parts of Poland, Silesia and Saxony, from autumn 1944 until the end of the war.

The author provides excellent detail on the movements and actions of numerous German units, and the text covers all major

Overview

A selection of the Military Book Club

This is a penetrating and detailed account of the climactic battles of the German forces in Slovakia, the Carpathians, parts of Poland, Silesia and Saxony, from autumn 1944 until the end of the war.

The author provides excellent detail on the movements and actions of numerous German units, and the text covers all major actions including the battle for the Vistula bridgeheads, the epic siege of Breslau, and the final desperate actions around Bautzen and Dresden. Appendices include comprehensive orders-of-battle.

A large number of detailed battle maps are also included. Key sales points: Continues Helion's translation of key German texts on the last phase of the war on the Eastern Front. Presents information previously unavailable in English.

A detailed text is accompanied by photos and maps along with extensive orders-of-battle.

Editorial Reviews

MINITATURE WARGAMES
“…well illustrated with maps which are clear and easy to follow; the text is concise and well written.”
UK WarGames Recon
“…a well told story on a grand scale…actions are well selected an varied…instructive and thought provoking…probably the best book on the subject that I’ve come across, putting these actions into perspective…”
Miniature Wargames
...well illustrated with maps which are clear and easy to follow; the text is concise and well written.
UK WarGamesRecon
“…a well told story on a grand scale…actions are well selected an varied… instructive and thought provoking…probably the best book on the subject that I’ve come across, putting these actions into perspective…”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935149316
Publisher:
Casemate Publishers
Publication date:
03/20/2010
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Rolf Hinze, born in 1922 in eastern Germany, joined the 19th Artillery Regiment in Hanover in 1939. Following the Campaign in the West he joined military academy at Jutterborg. For the remainder of the war he served as a forward observation officer with the 19th Panzer Division. After the war he became a town magistrate before setting up in practise as a lawyer. He is deceased.

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