Patton and the Battle of the Bulge

Patton and the Battle of the Bulge

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Baker & Taylor
Discusses the German Ardennes offensive of December 1944 and how General George Patton and his Third Army reacted to it, and includes military movements and tactics of both armies

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The story of the German Ardennes offensive of December 1944 and how General George Patton and his Third Army reacted to it. Military movements and tactics are detailed. Also included are some 190 photos and maps showing the geography of the Battle of the Bulge. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Mbi Pub Co
Follow every detail of Patton's actions during Germany's famous WWII counteroffensive. From the attacks of the 5th and 6th Panzer Armies at Schnee Eifel and St. Vith to the 3rd Army offensive that forced the Rhine River, the authors capture all of the critical actions of both Allied and German troops, focusing on the famous general who led the American forces.

Having trumped Rommel in North Africa, played a reluctant supporting role to Montgomery in Italy, and fought across France after D-Day, General George S. Patton and his Third Army ran up against a desperate German counter-offensive at the Battle of the Bulge in the bitter cold of December 1944. From the panzer attacks in the Belgian forests to the Third Army's determined drive to the Rhine, the authors explain each facet of the critical battle in detail, while explicating the strategies, opinions, and thoughts of the mercurial military genius. The text is supported with a wealth of photography from before, during and after the battle, much of it previously unpublished. An excellent resource for Patton buffs and neophyte military historians alike.

Publisher: Osceola, WI : MBI Pub., 1999
ISBN: 9780760306529
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Green, Gladys 1954-


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