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The Bitter Woods: The Battle of the Bulge

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It was the greatest single battle the U.S. Army ever fought. More than a million GIs were involved and nearly 80,000 became casualties. The Allied generals had to rally beaten, dispirited troops in the face of an attack they had never dreamed possible.A study in command, from generals to squad leaders, The Bitter Woods follows von Runstedt, Dietrich, and of course Hitler, as closely as the Americans. As son of the supreme commander Dwight D. Eisenhower, a West Point graduate, a retired Army brigadier general, and a military historian, John Eisenhower is uniquely qualified to tell how the Allied generals (nearly all of whom he knew personally) met Hitlers challenge; how the two armies fought fiercely in the Ardennes from December 1944 to January 1945; and how the Allied victory broke the back of Nazi aggression.

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"It was the greatest single battle the U.S. Army ever fought. More than a million GIs were involved and nearly 80,000 became casualties. The Allied generals had to rally beaten, dispirited troops in th"

About the Author

John S.D. Eisenhower's books include The Bitter Woods: The Battle of the Bulge, Agent of Destiny: The Life and Times of General Winfield Scott, and So Far from God: The U.S. War with Mexico, 1846–1848. He lives near Easton, Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306806520
Introduction:
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Author:
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Author:
Eisenhower, John S. D.
Publisher:
Da Capo
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World
Subject:
Ardennes, battle of the, 1944-1945
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
J
Publication Date:
19950931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
520
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 27 oz

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