As the Allied armies advanced out of France and Belgium in September 1944, they finally came up against the West Wall, the first of the main German defenses, anchored by the ancient city of Aachen. Experienced American units such as the 1st Division, 30th Division, and 3rd Armored Division took nearly as much time to capture the city as they had spent liberating all of France after the Normandy breakout.
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Book Description Corgi Books, 1976. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. A touch of wear. Bookseller Inventory # pc2288
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Book Description Corgi, 1976. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. V/G+ Paperback. Aachen an imperial city where German Kings had been crowned for a 1,000 years. September 1944 the battle began, and lasted for six weeks , it cost the U.S.Army 8,000 men. 155pp, with 3 maps. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1079558441
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Book Description Corgi, London, 1976. Mass Market Paperback. First Corgi Edition. G, Edgewear, creases, abrasion, spine lean, price stamp, stain, foxing, brownig. War. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Bookseller Inventory # 024629
Book Description Corgi Books, London, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. 1st Edition. 12mo. 158 pps. Gilt titles: sp. Illust. w/ b/w maps. Privately rebound. Brown cloth bds. Original wrps removed. Age-toned interior leaves are clean and tight. The savage fighting around Aachen between American and German forces, 2-21 October 1944, with both sides taking heavy losses. Bookseller Inventory # 008201
Book Description Corgi Books, London, 1976. Paper Back. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. The cover has moderate shelf wear. The pages are moderately tanned and spotted with age. Size: Size C: 6"-7" Tall (151-177mm). Bookseller Inventory # 44788