Battle Of Hurtgen Forest
The U.S. Army regards the Hurtgen Forest as one of the most desperate battles it has ever fought. Flanking the key German city of Aachen, the forest was one of the formidable natural barriers interspersed with German fortifications in the West Wall in September 1944.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gbraden - LibraryThing
This was a battle, that could not be won, even with the shear numbers thrown against the objective. Instead it became a matter of US high command pride. An objective insignificant in the great scheme ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jamespurcell - LibraryThing
Hurtgen Forest was one of the two most egregious US military mistakes of WW2; the other was Peleliu in the Pacific. Both undertaken to protect a general's flank in an attack; here it was Lawton ... Read full review