The last offensive

MacDonald, Charles B., 1922-

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  • Creator by Charles B. MacDonald
  • Format Books
  • Publication Washington : Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army ; : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1973.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 532 pages : illustrations, color, folded maps in pocket, portraits ; 26 cm
  • OCLC ocm00963582


  • Focusing on the role of Five American armies and their tactical air support, with some account of the role of Allied forces, this book brings to an end the war in Europe.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Prelude to victory -- Victory in the Ardennes -- Main effort in the Eifel -- The Roer River dams -- The drive on Pruem -- Bitburg and the Vianden Bulge -- Saar-Moselle Triangle -- Operation Grenade -- Ninth Army to the Rhine -- Operation Lumberjack -- A Rhine bridge at Remagen -- The Saar-Palatinate -- The Rhine crossings in the South -- The Rhine Crossings in the North -- At the end of March -- Reducing the Ruhr -- Sweep to the Elbe -- The myth about the redoubt -- Goetterdaemmerung -- Epilogue
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