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Published by Historical Section, European Theater of Operations .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25897393M
OCLC/WorldCa464602667

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A new telling of the brutal siege of Bastogne, where vastly outnumbered American forces held off a savage German onslaught and sealed the fate of the Third Reich Hitler’s last gamble, the Battle of the Bulge, was intended to push the Allied /5(87). The Siege of Bastogne book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. *Includes pictures*Includes accounts of the fighting written by gene /5.   Jerome Corsis newest opus, No Greater Valor, examines the Siege of Bastogneone of the most heroic victories of WWIIwith a focus on the surprising faith of the Americans who fought there. In December of , an outmanned, outgunned, and surrounded US force fought Hitlers overwhelming Panzer divisions to a miraculous standstill at Bastogne/5. Jerome Corsi’s newest opus, No Greater Valor, examines the Siege of Bastogne—one of the most heroic victories of WWII—with a focus on the surprising faith of /5().

  The siege of Bastogne, for purposes of historic record, may be considered ended at on 26 December when the th Airborne engineers reported contact with "three light tanks believed friendly." True, the breach in the German-held ring opened by the 4th Armored Division was narrow and precarious, but it would not be closed despite the most. Originally published in , this brief study provides a combat history of a critical battle during the Allied liberation of Europe in World War II. Although later studies provide more depth of research and detailed analysis con­ cerning the Battle of Bastogne, Marshall's book, with its excellent maps, provides a . Jerome Corsi's newest opus, No Greater Valor, examines the Siege of Bastogne-one of the most heroic victories of WWII-with a focus on the surprising faith of the Americans who fought there. In December of , an outmanned, outgunned, and surrounded US force fought Hitler's overwhelming Panzer divisions to a miraculous standstill at Bastogne/5().

  "Those Who Hold Bastogne" was not an easy read, but was nevertheless fascinating. I was first drawn to the tale, sensing some more background on the famous "NUTS" anecdote of General McAuliffe and the doomed st Airborne inside Bastogne during the Battle of The Bulge in /5.   The Siege of Bastogne: Up Close and Personal In the harsh winter of , the month-long battle for Bastogne, a town with a peacetime population of 4, and seven roads, clai American German lives.   In the end, Patton's army reached Bastogne in 4 days and lifted the siege, even he used superlatives to describe the action at Bastogne, calling it "the most brilliant operation we have thus far performed, and it is in my opinion the outstanding achievement of the war. This is my biggest battle."Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. The first eight days, known as the Siege of Bastogne, was the most crucial defense to prevent the Germans from capturing vital transportation lines and cutting off Allied supply routes. The Battle of the Bulge raged until Janu finally concluding the largest and deadliest battle fought by US forces during the war.