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Campaign #075: Lorraine 1944: Patton Vs Manteuffel

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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.

Synopsis:

In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler plans to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's Third Army in the Lorraine with a panzer offensive. But Patton's aggressive tactics continue to thwart German plans and lead to a series of violent armoured battles.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Steven J. Zaloga was born in 1952, received his BA in history from Union College, and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armoured vehicle development. His main area of interest is military affairs in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the Second World War, and he has also written extensively on American armoured forces.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841760896
Editor:
Bryan, Tony
Author:
Johnson, Lee
Author:
Zaloga, Steven J.
Author:
Zaloga, Steven
Author:
Bryan, Tony
Publisher:
Osprey Military
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Campaign
Series Volume:
075
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.74x7.26x.34 in. .69 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Weapons » General
History and Social Science » Military » World War II » General
Transportation » Aviation » General

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"Synopsis" by , In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler plans to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's Third Army in the Lorraine with a panzer offensive. But Patton's aggressive tactics continue to thwart German plans and lead to a series of violent armoured battles.
"Synopsis" by , 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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