Battle of the Bulge 1944 (1)

St Vith and the Northern Shoulder

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Battle of the Bulge 1944 (1)

St Vith and the Northern Shoulder

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Osprey's first title examining the Battle of the Bulge, which was the largest and most costly battle fought by the US Army in World War II (1939-1945). The Ardennes fighting was Hitler's last gamble on the Western Front, crippling the Wehrmacht for the remainder of the war. In the first of two volumes on the Ardennes campaign Steven Zaloga details the fighting in the northern sector around St Vith and the Elsenborn Ridge. Sixth Panzer Army, containing the bulk of German Panzer strength, was expected to achieve the breakthrough here. It was the failure around St Vith that forced the Germans to look south towards Bastogne.

Table of Contents

Origins of the Campaign/Chronology/Opposing Commanders/Opposing Armies/The Campaign/Aftermath/The Battlefield Today/Further Reading/Index

Product details

Published Jan 15 2003
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781841765600
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 92 b/w; 14 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 115
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Steven J. Zaloga

Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in History from U…

Illustrator

Howard Gerrard

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