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2 edition of Rhine crossing found in the catalog.

Rhine crossing

James W. Stock

Rhine crossing

by James W. Stock

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Published by Ballantine Books in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany.,
  • Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames W. Stock.
    SeriesBallantine"s illustrated history of the violent century : Battle book -- no. 27
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD757 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p. :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23062524M

    The Rhine Crossing has received remarkably little coverage, with history dominated by Op Market Garden and Op Overlord. – Most Highly Recommended. Read the full review here. Firetrench. Jon Diamond treats us to a really well-presented photo history of the Rhine Crossing of Price: £ The Rhine crossing, though by no means the final battle, sealed the fate of Nazi Germany. Length: pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Page Flip: Enabled Language: English Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download Kindle Monthly Deals New deals each month starting at $ /5(5).

      Rhine River, river and waterway of western Europe, culturally and historically one of the great rivers of the continent and among the most important arteries of industrial transport in the world. It flows from two small headways in the Alps of east-central Switzerland north and west to the North Sea, into which it drains through the Netherlands. Rhine Crossing photo from XVI photo book. Rhine Crossing photo from XVI photo book. Partial copy of actual battle map copied at National Archives of 30th positions and objectives. Major Gen. Hobbs awards 1st Lt. Ford L. Thompson of the th Field Artillery Air Medal. Thompson was a L-5 Artillery Spotter Aircraft Pilot with Battery B.

    Operation Plunder: Crossing the Rhine March With the American flag flying over his head, Motor Machinist’s Mate Robert Mooty, USN, ferries troops across the Rhine River at Oberwesel, Germany, March (National Archives and Records Administration, Still Pictures Division, College Park, MD, Record Group A, SC ).   One of the most famous and haunting tales of the late Roman Empire was the winter of A.D. During this period, the barbarian incursions across the border into the Empire had begun to take their toll. In A.D. the Goth tribes had crossed over the Danube, initially with Rome's permission, to escape.


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Rhine crossing by James W. Stock Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE RHINE CROSSINGS, KEN FORD OSPREY PUBLISHING, QUALITY SOFTCOVER, $, 96 PAGES, ILLUSTRATIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, MAPS As the Allies pushed across Europe and neared the Rhine River early inHitler fumed at the widespread desertions and surrenders of his troops.

The Rhine hadn't been crossed by an enemy since /5(6). The book is one of the better overviews of the Rhine crossing efforts, and still stands up well over the decades. Highly recommended for the new or veteran reader of World War II /5(4). 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 Rhine crossing book was at Rees, Wesel, and south of the river Lippe Rhine crossing book the British Second Army under Lieutenant General Sir Miles Dempsey, and the United States Ninth Army under Lieutenant Location: Lower Rhine region, Germany.

This book tells the story of Market Garden in great detail and also of Operation Varsity and Plunder -- the crossing of the Rhine in Marchwhich featured another airborne assault.

Market Garden was the My interest in this book stems from my father's participation in Operation Market Garden as a soldier in the th Parachute Regiment of /5. The Rhine Crossing book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A detailed account of the last great set piece operation carried out b 4/5(24).

The result was that the entire direction of the operation was altered, and a new Rhine-crossing location was chosen which put the transporters out of the reach of the Ruhr’s anti-aircraft: Arnhem. The choice of this quiet Dutch town on the Lower Rhine necessitated a Second Army advance along a single highway via Eindhoven, Grave and Nijmegen.

Get this from a library. Rhine crossing. [James W Stock] -- Allied armes penetrate German territory and Nazis counterattack in the climactic phase of World War II.

This book follows the river crossings by 30th and 79th US Divisions, codenamed Operation FLASHPOINT and the airdrop by 17th US Airborne Division (VARSITY).

While covering quite different sectors, this book can be read in conjunction with its sister volumes "Operation Varsity" and "Operation Plunder", by Tim Saunders. In springthe outcome of the war was beyond doubt.

Yet with the Russians closing fast on Berlin, the speed of the US & British advance was of the essence. One major hurdle remained - the mighty Rhine. This text follows the river crossings by 30th & 79th US Divisions & the parachute assault by 17th US Airborne Division. Alpon is located a few miles west of the Rhine River crossing site of the 30th.

Also found on page 84 of th history book. Today photo of Alpon location above. : Rhine Crossing (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century: Battle Book No. 27) () by James W. Stock and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(3).

The crossing of the Rhine between Rees and Wesel (Operation Plunder) was part of several coordinated Rhine crossings. The actions started late on 23 March It was an operation of large numbers.

A million soldiers from three countries participated. The Allies gathered over pieces of artillery on the West bank of the river while over. Read "The Rhine Crossing 9th US Army & 17th US Airborne" by Andrew Rawson available from Rakuten Kobo.

A detailed account of “the last great set piece operation carried out by the western Allies during the Second World War Brand: Pen & Sword Books. Buy a cheap copy of Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi book by Lloyd Clark. From one of the world’s leading military historians comes a thrilling and richly detailed account of the two most critical offensives in World War II’s western Free shipping over $/5(5).

The Paperback of the Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany and The Greatest Airborne Battles in History by Lloyd Clark at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow Pages:   Rarely-seen photos of Allied soldiers using amphibious craft and a duck board bridge to cross the River Rhine in the final stages of World War Two have been documented in a new book 75 years later.

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. - Explore mickipie's board "Rhine Crossing" on Pinterest. See more ideas about World war ii, Wwii and Paratrooper pins.

After crossing the Rhine the Canadians fought a pitched battle with determined defenders in the town of Speldrop, on Maand eventually captured the town.

The 51st’s battle grew hotter, and Maj. Gen. Thomas Rennie, who commanded the division, went across the Rhine to check on his men and congratulate 7th Black Watch on being first.

'The last great heave of war,' according to Churchill, took place with the crossing of the Rhine in No invading army had crossed this great river since Napoleon's in and the task fell to Field Marshal Montgomery's 21st Army Group.

Opposing them were the forces of a failing fascist regime, including battalions of old men and boys, strengthened by several formations of crack .Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany and —The Greatest Airborne Battles in History .A main selection of the Military Book Club In Septemberas the Allies drove across Europe after Normandy, British field marshal Bernard Montgomery launched Operation Market Garden to secure the lower Rhine—Germany’s last great.Member Credits: Buy Member Credits during the first 10 days of the month for only $ each and redeem them for any book on the site.

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