This 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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(228mm x 152mm x 37mm)
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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.