Snow and Steel

Snow and Steel

The Battle of the Bulge, 1944-45

Book - 2015
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Drawing on interviews with more than 100 participants in one of the most storied battles in American military history, as well as archival material from both German and U.S. sources, a thorough account brings to life the 40-day long Battle of the Bulge, the bloodiest battle fought by U.S. forces in World War II.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2015
ISBN: 9780199335145
0199335141
Characteristics: lv, 872 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm

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SEBoiko
Feb 23, 2015

Soldiers need to know they can influence events by their determination and professionalism.

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SEBoiko
Feb 23, 2015

...- there were no second chances in war.

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Feb 23, 2015

That's how command worked in a democracy: authority was entrusted and delegated to the field commander.

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SEBoiko
Feb 23, 2015

...- that not many German soldiers knew how to drive a motor vehicle.

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The Third Reich is best envisaged as a series of competing power blocs,...

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... the fundamental reason for the Ardennes undertaking was political not military.

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We are gaining ground rapidly but in the wrong direction.

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Early luck in his political and military campaigning persuaded Hitler that he was a genius;...

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tjdickey
Feb 09, 2020

A gripping story of the Battle of the Bulge from the ground - the stories of the individual soldiers and units on both sides of the epic struggle, told with impeccable deep research and warm humanity.

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SEBoiko
Feb 17, 2015

The Bulge was without doubt the greatest battle in American military history.

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bvhunt
Dec 26, 2014

Wonderfully researched and well-written. This may become THE definitive book on the Battle of the Bulge.

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