7 edition of Crossing the Rhine found in the catalog.
A British military historian offers an in-depth account of two critical offensives led by Allied troops against the Nazi power base on the Rhine, examining the strategies, military leaders, and campaign of the two airborne assaults, the events leading up to combat, the power struggle among Allied leadership, and the results of the battles on the war"s outcome.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-403) and index.
|LC Classifications||D763.N4 C537 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxviii, 415 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||415|
|LC Control Number||2009277088|
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'Crossing the Rhine' a detailed look at failure, success in Nazi fight This book is the story of two major attempts to cross the Rhine and move eastward to Berlin. Though I did get tired of hearing the slanted view of events from the British perspective, the book was an excellent review of the events from the break out of Normandy through to the allies crossing the Rhine. The book goes into great detail the leadership decisions made by the allied generals and the bitterness between Montgomery and some of.
The crossing of the Rhine in assault boats. by the 11th Infantry. Regiment at hours on the night of 22 March was [lightly opposed and successful. On 23 March other regiments of the Fifth Infantry Division crossed the river by ferry and LCVP. Exploitation of the bridgehead began on 24 March when the 44th Armored Division crossed the river. Crossings Motorhome Tours The Rhine & Alsace Tour. Making a welcome return, this varied tour provides a taste of the Rhine in western Germany combined with the Alsace region of Eastern France.
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This book tells the story of Market Garden in great detail and also of Operation Varsity and Plunder -- the crossing of the Rhine in Marchwhich featured another airborne assault.
Market Garden was the br My interest in this book stems from my father's participation in Operation Market Garden as a soldier in the th Parachute Regiment /5. In THE RHINE CROSSINGS,the author gives a brief insight to the two main criticisms of the campaign-that Montgomery's crossing was overblown in scale and that the airborne operations were unnecessary.
This book is a good primer in discussing this campaign but the reader should look for other books for a better understanding of this /5(6). The 'third' part of the book, covers the airborne crossing of the Rhine in March, The size of the force assembled on Operation Veritable /5(39).
The Rhine Crossing of New York: Barnes & Noble. ISBN Blair, Clay (). Ridgway’s Paratroopers - The American Airborne in Crossing the Rhine book War II. The Dial Press. ISBN Delaforce, Patrick (). Onslaught on Hitler’s Rhine: Operations Plunder and Varsity, March Stroud: Fonthill Media.
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63 and references. Other Pennsylvania sets are Bayard Coll., Nos. 35, After crossing the Rhine the Canadians fought a pitched battle with determined defenders in the town of Speldrop, on Maand eventually captured the town.
The 51st’s battle grew hotter, and Maj. Gen. Thomas Rennie, who commanded the division, went across the Rhine to check on his men and congratulate 7th Black Watch on being first. Page - Teufelsleiter, and who had the effrontery to preach publicly at Gernsbach, near the Black Forest, but happily, the word of God was heard at the other side of the stream ; the demon Urian, who crossed the Rhine at Dusseldorf, having upon his back the banks that he had taken from the sea-shore, with which he intended to destroy Aix-la-Chapelle, but, being fatigued with his burden, and.
The 'third' part of the book, covers the airborne crossing of the Rhine in March, The size of the force assembled on Operation Veritable which was the preamble to Plunder Varsity was amazingly large.
As a Canadian it was interesting to learn that General Crerar and the Canadian First Army led this operation oftroops, 35, /5(39). The result was that the entire direction of the operation was altered, and a new Rhine-crossing location was chosen which put the transporters out of the reach of the Ruhr’s anti-aircraft: Arnhem.
The choice of this quiet Dutch town on the Lower Rhine necessitated a Second Army advance along a single highway via Eindhoven, Grave and Nijmegen. This short video shows the United States entering Germany and crossing the Rhine river. Two divisions of the US Seventh Army crossed the Rhine near the city of Worms on Ma All of these operations were vital in facilitating the encirclement of the Ruhr and the conquest of Germany.
The planned Rhine crossing near Wesel, on the northern part of the Rhine, was the largest amphibious and airborne operation mounted since D-Day. Crossing the Rhine moves at a fast pace, delivers an innovative interpretation of the past, and forces us to ask ourselves just what it takes—in blood spilt, in lives lost—to win in war.
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From one of the world’s leading military historians comes a thrilling and richly detailed account of the two most critical offensives in World War II’s western theater after D-Day—the Allied airborne assaults on the Rhine/5(32).
Men of the 1st Cheshire Regiment crossing the Rhine in Buffaloes at Wesel [via | via] British Commandos on the outskirts of Wesel Crossing the Rhine 24 March C transport planes release hundreds of paratroops and their supplies over the Rees-Wesel area to the east of the Rhine.
This was the greatest airborne operation of the war. Rarely-seen photos of Allied soldiers using amphibious craft and a duck board bridge to cross the River Rhine in the final stages of World War Two have been documented in a new book.
Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany and The Greatest Airborne Battles in History by Lloyd Clark. Paperback (First Trade Paper Edition) $ Paperback. Book jacket/back: The setting of Jean Genet's celebrated play is a brothel that caters to Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
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Love Katie McGarry’s writing. We know Lila best as Echo’s long-suffering and loyal friend/5(1K). This book is actually a pretty decent read, but for a story of just the partial crossing of the Rhine (the northern Anglo/American crossings in WWII) by forces with a numerical advantage, I was hoping for a bit more of what happened AFTER the crossings/5.
This book honors all those who fought and died during the time of the Rhine crossings in Germany. Over photos (press-photos + rare private photos), letters and documents detail the history of several Rhine crossings, along with an exclusive foreword told by five World War II ed on: Novem.
—The Bookwatch Midwest Book Review “ superbly illustrated by Howard Gerrard and period photographs, making for a most well rounded book on the subject. Not all that much has been written about the Rhine crossings, but it was a fascinating and well executed campaign that let to the end of WW2 in : Patton’s troops beat Montgomery across the Rhine by one day.
Patton celebrated the victory by stopping on a treadway bridge his men had built and relieving himself into the river. “The pause that refreshes.” The general told the troops around him. News of the crossing .The 'third' part of the book, covers the airborne crossing of the Rhine in March, The size of the force assembled on Operation Veritable which was the preamble to Plunder Varsity was amazingly large.