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Eisenhower's lieutenants : the campaign of France and Germany, 1944-1945

Author: Russell Frank Weigley
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Midland book edView all editions and formats

" ... the best account we have of the World War II campaigns from Normandy to the Elbe." -American Historical Review"

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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Frank Weigley
ISBN: 0253206081 9780253206084 0253133335 9780253133335
OCLC Number: 23372279
Description: xviii, 800 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefacePart One: The Armies1. The American Army2. Weapons and Divisions3. The View of the Far Shore4. By Air and by SeaPart Two: Normandy5. The Beach6. Cherbourg and Caumont7. The Bocage8. Cobra9. The Crossroads South of AvranchesPart Three: France10. The Short Envelopment11. The Riviera the the Rhone12. The Seine13. The Meuse14. The Twin Tyrants: Logistics...15...and TimePart Four: The Disputed Middle Ground16. Holland17. Attack in the Ardennes (I)18. Lorraine (I)19. The Reich Frontiers20. Autumn Interlude21. Lorraine (II)22. Alsace23. Huertgen Forest and Roer Plain24. On the Eve of a Breakthrough25. The Breakthrough26. The Doctrinal Response27. The Precarious Balance28. The Battles of Christmastide29. Attack in the Ardennes (II)30. "Inadequate Means'Part Five: Germany31. The Eifel32. Two Tumors Excised: Colmar and the Roer Dams33. To the Rhine34. The Crossing of the Rhine35. Eastward from the Rhine36. The Legions on the Rhine37. The Ruhr38. Berlin39. The National Redoubt40. The Elbe, the Moldau, and the Brenner PassEpilogueNotes and SourcesIndex
Responsibility: Russell F. Weigley.
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An outstanding and highly recommended work. * Journal of American History * The publication of Eisenhower's Lieutenants is an event of significance in American military writing. . . . admirable . . . Read more...

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