The Battle of Hurtgen Forest
In the fall of 1944, the Americans were driving the Germans back. Then, in a small, dark forest on the Belgian-German border, an extraordinary tragedy unfolded. Here is the true story of the ill-conceived, ultimately useless, six-month-long Hurtgen campaign.
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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