First to the Rhine
The 6th Army Group in World War II
By (author) Harry Yeide
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First to the Rhine by Harry Yeide
Book DescriptionThis is the story of the 6th Army Group in France and Germany, from their landing in France on August 5th, 1944. Following the action from the French beaches, across the Vosges Mountains to where the first Allied penetration along the Western Front reached the Rhine. Covering details of Nordwind, the vicious German counteroffensive, and the Allied offensive to clear the Colmar Pocket, this book takes the reader through one of the most important allied offensive actions in Europe, right up to crossing the Rhine and the destruction of the Third Reich. It is invaluable historical reading, and is bound to be of received enthusiastically by anyone with an interest in military affairs and World War II.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780760331460
(228mm x 152mm x 37mm)
Imprint: Zenith Press
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Fighting Patton, Paperback (March 2014)
In Fighting Patton, noted historian Harry Yeide is the first to examine legendary U.S. General George S. Patton Jr. through the eyes of his enemies: the opposing German commanders of WWII.
Infantry's Armor, Hardback (April 2010)
The U.S. Army's separate armored battalions fought in obscurity by comparison with the flashy armored divisions, but they carried the heavier burden in the grim struggle against the Axis in World War II, argues Harry Yeide in this engaging new study of American armor.
Steeds of Steel, Hardback (August 2008)
Follows tank combat form the days of WW II to the finish, from landing in North Africa in Operation Torch, fighting on the jungle-clad slopes of Guadalcanal, the campaigns of the Mediterranean, Europe, and the battles of the Pacific. This book provides a view of the use of tanks, how they changed the nature of war and gained the final victory.
Tank Killers, Paperback (November 2007)» View all books by Harry Yeide
"It involves some tense moments, and these are recorded vividly in this book, including interviews with many TD veterans, plus official reports and documents." The Tank Killers is the story of the American Tank Destroyer Force in North Africa, Italy, and the European Theatre during World War II.
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Author Biography - Harry Yeide
Harry Yeide is an international affairs analyst with the federal government. He has worked primarily with political and security/military issues, writing assessments for the president of the United States and other senior policymakers. He is the author of The Longest Battle, The Tank Killers, Steel Victory, and Weapons of the Tankers. Yeide lives with his wife Nancy and three cats in Hyattsville, Maryland. Mark Stout worked for the federal government for fifteen years on a variety of military issues before joining the research staff of a defense think-tank. He and his wife, Pam, live in Arlington, Virginia, with their gray cat, Rommel. This is his first book.
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