Ardennes 1944 Peiper & Skorzeny (Paperback)

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By Jean-Paul Pallud, Ron Volstad (Illustrator), David Parker (Illustrator)
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From the earliest planning stages of the German counter-offensive in the Ardennes during World War II (1939-1945), Hitler was convinced of the importance of taking the Meuse bridges. He resolved that, when his forces broke through the US lines, one special unit should be dressed in American uniforms and issued with American weapons and vehicles. In this guise they could take advantage of the surprise and shock of the breakthrough, and move forward to the Meuse bridges as if they were retreating Americans. Jean-Paul Pallud details their organisation and the fateful sequence of events that followed.

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ISBN: 9780850457407
ISBN-10: 0850457408
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
Publication Date: May 28th, 1987
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Elite