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Across the Rhine (World War II Collectors Edition)

by Franklin M., Jr. Davis

  • 291 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Time-Life Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Campaigns,
  • Germany,
  • 1933-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8097041M
    ISBN 100783557205
    ISBN 109780783557205

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 29 cm. Series Title: World War II, v V-Mail titled “Across the Rhine – 3/30/45 (Ma )” Dear Ruth and Willis, Received your V-mails of March 14th and 20th yesterday along with 2 from Nellie. Everything is going OK as you have probably read in the papers. The end seems to be near but still I don’t know. Sure will be a .

    The World War II Allied push across Europe had carried them from France, into Western Germany and up to the Rhine River by the early spring of The psychological and military "defensive moat" (p. 7) of the Rhine was all that was stopping them from crashing deep into Germany to /5(2). Oppenheim, Germany Ma O n this date in , one day before the British 21st Army Group under Field Marshal Ber­nard Mont­gomery was due to launch Opera­tion Plunder, the long-awaited northern offen­sive across the Rhine River at Rees and Wesel in North Rhine-West­phalia, Gen. George S. Patton sneaked a divi­sion of his U.S. Third Army across the Rhine at Oppen­heim.

    It began with the crossing of the River Rhine in March , with forces fanning out and overrunning all of Western Germany until their final surrender on May 8, Patton knew his entrance into German-occupied territory was of monumental historical importance. But now Comet was being prepared in order to throw the British Second Army across the Rhine, with 1 British Airborne Division and the 1 Independent Polish Parachute Brigade being inserted behind enemy lines in Holland to seize the bridges that Dempsey’s force would need to cross.


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Across the Rhine: January–May Hardcover – Ap by Simon Forty Across the Rhine book, Tom Timmermans (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, Ap "Please retry" $ $ $ HardcoverAuthor: Simon Forty, Tom Timmermans. Excellent account of the Ruhr book shows the U.S. Army as they pressed into Germany in the late Winter and Spring of (after the Battle of the Bulge). Using that pleasing mix of photo's and readable prose common to this Time-Life series, the book tells the story from both the Allied and the German standpoint/5.

Across the Rhine Hardcover – August 1, out of 5 stars 15 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, August 1, $ $ $ Hardcover $ 4 Used from $ 1 /5(15).

From Normandy to the heart of Germany itself, the st Engineer Combat Battalion literally paved the way for the Allies' final march to victory in Europe. This book shows how this important division provided critical access over the Rhine in the face of enormous resistance/5.

Across the Rhine (World War II) Hardcover – January 1, by Franklin M Davis (Author) › Visit Amazon's Franklin M Davis Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Franklin /5(15). Shelves: military-history, non-fiction A solid if unremarkable account of the allied effort to get across the Rhine River during World War II through the use of airborne forces.

The first is an account of Operation Market-Garden (September ) and the second is Operation Varsity (March )/5. Description of Across the Rhine In the words of veteran wargamer M. Evan Brooks: "This was the most anticipated wargame of When it was finally released init quickly sank to the depths of the ratings charts.

Operation Varsity (24 March ) was a successful airborne forces operation launched by Allied troops that took place toward the end of World War ing more t paratroopers and several thousand aircraft, it was the largest airborne operation in history to be conducted on a single day and in one location.

Varsity was part of Operation Plunder, the Anglo-American-Canadian. With the SAS: Across the Rhine by Wellsted Ian,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Operation Plunder was a military operation to cross the Rhine on the night of 23 Marchlaunched by the 21st Army Group under Field Marshal Bernard crossing of the river was at Rees, Wesel, and south of the river Lippe by the British Second Army under Lieutenant General Sir Miles Dempsey, and the United States Ninth Army under Lieutenant General William H.

Simpson. The narrative on the st's actions in the Battle of the Bulge are particularly exciting to read as is the author's description of their building the first Allied bridge across the Rhine river. It is evident that the Infantry could not have succeeded without the support of the courageous and hardworking Combat Engineers/5(37).

Watch on the Rhine is a American drama film directed by Herman Shumlin and starring Bette Davis and Paul screenplay by Dashiell Hammett is based on the play Watch on the Rhine by Lillian Hellman. Watch on the Rhine was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture and Paul Lukas won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Kurt Muller, a German-born anti.

The crossing of the Rhine River by a mixed group of barbarians which included Vandals, Alans and Suebi is traditionally considered to have occurred on the last day of the year (Decem ).

The crossing transgressed one of the Late Roman Empire's most secure limites or boundaries and so it was a climactic moment in the decline of the initiated a wave of destruction of Roman. Across the Rhine Paperback – January 1, by FRANKLIN M DAVIS (Author) out of 5 stars 15 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $/5(15). Across the Rhine: - Armored Combat in Western Europe is a mix between strategy and simulation game set during WWII.

The game focuses on single tank battles during the Allied invasion of Normandy - this means the player can't influence the overall outcome of the war. With the SAS: Across the Rhine is the story of the latter part of Captain Ian Wellsted’s military career with the Special Air Service, the first part of which was detailed in his well-received SAS: With the Maquis.

This is a very personal account, revealing the many emotional as well as physical strains placed upon men in the fighting : £ Across the Rhine: January–May by Simon Forty book review. Click to read the full review of Across the Rhine: January–May in New York Journal of Books.

Review written by Jerry : Simon Forty. An edition of Across the Rhine ()Pages: At Arnhem, across Nederrijn (Rhine delta, second-largest branch) - (two tracks, electrified) At Rhenen, across Nederrijn - former double tracked rail bridge, destroyed in World War II.

Between Culemborg and Houten, across the Lek River (Rhine delta, second-largest branch farther downstream). 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. First Across the Rhine The Story of the st Engineer Combat Battalion This edition published in Febru by Ballantine Books. The Physical Object Format Mass Market Paperback Dimensions 7 x x inches Weight ounces ID Numbers Open Library OLM.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 29 cm.Books.

WW I & WW II. Click photo to enlarge. Published at $ Your Price $ (Save $8) Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist. ACROSS THE RHINE, JANUARY-MAY Simon Forty.

The last rites were administered to the Third Reich by a massive concentration of Allied force and firepower. The Allies were not welcomed into Germany, but as the end drew.