The Bloody Forest

The Bloody Forest

Battle for the Huertgen, September 1944-January 1945

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Participants in the battle for the Huertgen Forest recount their experiences, describing a poorly conceived and directed campaign that turned out to be one of the deadliest of the war.

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The deadly Huertgen campaign, which lasted for nearly five months beginning in mid-September of 1944, led to the death of some 33,000 Americans and is generally remembered with particular bitterness. In this oral history of the entire campaign, participants from soldiers to generals recount their experiences. Includes several pages of b&w photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Novato, Calif. : Presido Press, c2000
ISBN: 9780891416999
Branch Call Number: 940.54213551 AST
Characteristics: x, 393 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm


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