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In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler planned to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's Third Army in the Lorraine with a great Panzer offensive. But Patton's aggressive tactics continued to thwart German plans and led to a series of violent armored battles. The battle-hardened Wehrmacht confronted the better-equipped and better-trained US Army. The Germans managed to re-establish a fragile defensive line but could not stop the US Army from establishing bridgeheads over the Moselle along Germany's western frontier. Campaigns 5, 24, 74 and 75 are also…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler planned to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's Third Army in the Lorraine with a great Panzer offensive. But Patton's aggressive tactics continued to thwart German plans and led to a series of violent armored battles. The battle-hardened Wehrmacht confronted the better-equipped and better-trained US Army. The Germans managed to re-establish a fragile defensive line but could not stop the US Army from establishing bridgeheads over the Moselle along Germany's western frontier. Campaigns 5, 24, 74 and 75 are also available in a single volume special edition as 'Into the Reich'.
  • Produktdetails
  • Campaign Nr.75
  • Verlag: OSPREY PUB INC
  • Seitenzahl: 96
  • Erscheinungstermin: August 2000
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 249mm x 185mm x 9mm
  • Gewicht: 354g
  • ISBN-13: 9781841760896
  • ISBN-10: 1841760897
  • Artikelnr.: 22290959
Autorenporträt
Steven J. Zaloga, illustrated by Tony Bryan
Inhaltsangabe
Origins of the Battle
Opposing Commanders
Opposing Armies
Opposing Plans
The Moselle Bridgeheads
Defense or Counter-Attack in Lorraine?
The Panzers Attack
Stalemate
The Battlefield Today
Chronology
Wargaming the Lorraine battles
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