Lorraine, 1944 : Patton Vs. Manteuffel, Paperback Book

Lorraine, 1944 : Patton Vs. Manteuffel Paperback

Edited by David Chandler

Part of the Osprey Military Campaign S. series

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Osprey's examination of the confrontation between the US Army and German forces in Lorraine during World War II (1939-1945).

In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler planned to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's Third Army in the Lorraine with a great Panzer offensive.

But Patton's aggressive tactics continued to thwart German plans and led to a series of violent armored battles.

The battle-hardened Wehrmacht confronted the better-equipped and better-trained US Army.

The Germans managed to re-establish a fragile defensive line but could not stop the US Army from establishing bridgeheads over the Moselle along Germany's western frontier.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96 pages, colour and b&w illustrations
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781841760896

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