Operation Nordwind 1945

Hitler’s last offensive in the West

Operation Nordwind 1945 cover

Operation Nordwind 1945

Hitler’s last offensive in the West

Description

Operation Nordwind is one of the lesser known campaigns of World War II yet one of the more intriguing. Largely overshadowed by the Battle of the Bulge further north, Nordwind was the last great operation by the Waffen-SS Panzer divisions in the west, and the last time the Wehrmacht was on the offensive in the West. The campaign also highlights the difficulties of inter-Allied cooperation between the Americans and the French. This campaign has been extensively treated in German and French accounts, but is not well covered in English.

Product details

Published Aug 20 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781782002383
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 40 b/w; 51 col
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 223
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Steven J. Zaloga

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

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Jim Laurier

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