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Author O'Keeffe, Timothy J.
Title Battle yet unsung : the fighting men of the 14th Armored Division in World War II / by Timothy J. O'Keeffe.
Imprint Havertown, Pa. ; Newbury : Casemate, 2011.

Author O'Keeffe, Timothy J.
Subject United States. Army. Armored Division, 14th -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Tank warfare.
Vosges, Battle of the, France, 1945.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations, 1 map
Note Print version record.
Contents A Personal Introduction; 1. First Days of Battle in the Maritime Alps; 2. Tragedy at Barr; 3. Ober-Ottenbach: The Onslaught; 4. Task Force Hudelson and Operation Northwind; 5. The Hatten-Rittershoffen Inferno; 6. Ohlungen Forest: Getting Even and Getting Hurt; 7. Breaching the Siegfried Line; 8. The Drive from the Rhine; 9. From Collapse to Liberation; 10. From Atlantic to Pacific?; Appendix: 14th Armored Division Data; Acknowledgements and Sources; Notes
Summary While headline writers in the ETO were naturally focused on events in Normandy and the Bulge in the north, equally ferocious combats were taking place in southern France and Germany during 1944-45, which are now finally getting their due. The US 14th Armored Division-a late arrival to the theater-was thrust into intense combat almost the minute it arrived in Europe, as the Germans remained determined to defend their southern flank.Like other US formations, the 14th AD, after advancing through France against intermittent opposition, was hammered to a standstill at the Westwall in the fall of 19.
ISBN 9781612000398 (electronic bk.)
1612000398 (electronic bk.)
9781935149446
193514944X
OCLC # 782975608
Additional Format Print version: O'Keeffe, Timothy J. Battle yet unsung. Havertown, Pa. ; Newbury : Casemate, 2011 9781935149446 (OCoLC)769463575


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