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The Roer River battles

David Higgins

The Roer River battles

Germany"s stand at the Westwall, 1944-45

by David Higgins

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Published by Casemate in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Higgins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD756.5.R64 H54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25017257M
    ISBN 101935149296
    ISBN 109781935149293
    LC Control Number2010502541
    OCLC/WorldCa520771970


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Higgins Edition: 1st Edition Publish Date: Publisher: Casemate Pub Format: Hardcover ISBN ISBN It traces the th from induction into federal service in February through training in the US to combat in Europe. Thee are chapters on its D-Day assault, the hedgerow battles in Normandy, the Brest campaign, the Roer River campaign, and the final drive through Germany.

Also included is an Honor Roll of Killed in Action.