Siegfried Line 1944-45: Battles on the German frontier (Campaign)
Publisher: Osprey Publishing | ISBN: 1846031214 | edition 2007 | PDF | 96 pages | 43,3 mb
The Siegfried Line campaign was one of the most frustrating and bloody series of battles fought by the US Army in Northwest Europe.
In order to break through the German-Belgian border north of the Ardennes and eventually reach the Rhine, the First and Ninth divisions of the US Army dispersed themselves along the German Siegfried Line.
The campaign kicked off in earnest in late September with the encirclement and eventual capture of Aachen, the first major German city to fall to the Allies. The paths to the Roer included not only the heavily urbanized area northeast of this city, but also the Hurtgen Forest along its southeastern flank…