The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon (PDF)


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    The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon (PDF) Alex Kershaw é 8 Free download Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw Don't be misled by the titlethis is not an overall history of the Battle of the Bulge but instead it concentrates on a reconnaissanceintelligence platoon the 394 whose bravery led to their place of honor as the most decorated platoon in WWII It is the winter of 1944 and Hitler is placing all his bets on one last battle through the Ardennes Forest and on to Antwerp The war is already basically lost but Hitler will not recognize this and is c

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    Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon (PDF) This is the book that Band of Brothers should've been This is one of the best reconstructions of the sheer terror of the opening offensive in the Ardennes ever written It is also reuired reading for all the fans of Kurt Vonnegut JrWhile most o

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    Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw Alex Kershaw é 8 Free download Genealogy has prompted me to read about World War II particularly the days of The Battle of the Bulge A friend recently reviewed The Longest Winter recommended it highly so I moved it up on my list I never had the chance to know my Uncle Albert who was killed in Bastogne and wanted to know about what his final days might have been like Defi

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    The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon (PDF) Kershaw's account is that of an overlooked and belatedly heralded action by one platoon in the first stages of World War II's Battle of the Bu

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    Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Alex Kershaw é 8 Free download Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw They were so young these American soldiers just trying to keep warm and prepare for the push into Germany They paid the price for the

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    Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon (PDF) Alex Kershaw é 8 Free download This is the story of a platoon of men who were trained as Intelligence and Reconnaissance soldiers but found themselves in a fight for their lives as infantrymen They were out front of the 379th Division 99th Infantry Division push into Germany in late fall 1944 They met what was Hitler's last great secret all ou

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    Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Alex Kershaw é 8 Free download Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw Written for the average reader Plenty of rich detail from both side's perspectives Lots of action and suspense I've encountered the story of the Battle of the Bulge any number of times but this was a whole new angle that was enlightening and entertaining Man they had a rough go of it

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    Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon (PDF) Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw In general I am not a big fan of small or single unit books Their focus sometimes seems to be that if this unit would have been allowed freedom men euipment etc that this unit could have won a battle or even have turned the tide of ac

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    The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon (PDF) I struggled to get into this book and found it hard goingIt didn't really hold my attention I'd describe it as standard 'Military History' formulaic then again what was I expecting?It does it's job in describing the defence of Lazerath by a small recce unit well and in detail And the best part of the book is the aftermath of battle and how the soldiers were treated as pow's in Germany in the last months of the war Somet

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Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon

Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Alex Kershaw é 8 Free download Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw S facing the main thrust of the entire German assault Vastly outnumbered they repulsed three German assaults in a fierce day long battle killing over five hundred German soldiers and defending a strategically vital hill Only when Bouck's men had run out of ammunition did they surrender to the enemyAs POWs Bouck's platoon began an ordeal far worse than combat survive in captivity under trigger happy German guards Allied bombing raids and a daily ration of onl. They were so young these American soldiers just trying to keep warm and prepare for the push into Germany They paid the price for the intelligence failures of the overconfident generals safe and cozy in Versailles and other chateaus Those at HH were certain the Germans could only slow the inevitable defeat Au contraire The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II s Most Decorated Platoon tells the story of a small platoon caught on the northern spearhead of the German attack The 394th Intelligence and Reconnaissance IR Platoon was only supposed to be in Lanzerath Belgium for a short period as two divisions changed positions at the front Unfortunately that coincided with the start of the German offensive in the Ardennes intended to take Antwerp and split the western Allied forcesThe book gives a brief preview of the platoon s origin in Texas and moves uickly to the Batt

Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex KershawThe Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon

Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Alex Kershaw é 8 Free download Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw On a cold morning in December 1944 deep in the Ardennes forest a platoon of eighteen men under the command of twenty year old lieutenant Lyle Bouck were huddled in their foxholes trying desperately to keep warm Suddenly the early morning silence was broken by the roar of a huge artillery bombardment and the dreadful sound of approaching tanks Hitler had launched his bold and risky offensive against the Allies his last gamble and the small American platoon wa. Don t be misled by the titlethis is not an overall history of the Battle of the Bulge but instead it concentrates on a reconnaissanceintelligence platoon the 394 whose bravery led to their place of honor as the most decorated platoon in WWII It is the winter of 1944 and Hitler is placing all his bets on one last battle through the Ardennes Forest and on to Antwerp The war is already basically lost but Hitler will not recognize this and is convinced that his army can surprise the Allies and turn the tide of battle The 394th digs in on a ridge above the town of Lanzerath in order to report the enemy activity in the area There are only 18 men led by 20 year old Lt Lyle Bouke with limited fire power and not much elseThus begins the tale of almost unbelievable courage as the 394th is surrounded by Germans yet fight on for a number of days against overpowering odds Eventually they are captured and sent to a P

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Download The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Alex Kershaw é 8 Free download Free download ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF é Alex Kershaw Y thin soup In German POW camps hundreds of captured Americans were either killed or died of disease and most lost all hope But the men of Bouck's platoon survived miraculously all of themOnce again in vivid dramatic prose Alex Kershaw brings to life the story of some of America's little known heroes the story of America's most decorated small unit an epic story of courage and survival in World War II and one of the most inspiring stories in American history. Written for the average reader Plenty of rich detail from both side s perspectives Lots of action and suspense I ve encountered the story of the Battle of the Bulge any number of times but this was a whole new angle that was enlightening and entertaining Man they had a rough go of it

  • Hardcover
  • 344
  • The Longest Winter The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon
  • Alex Kershaw
  • English
  • 03 September 2019
  • 9780306813047