In Final Defense of the Reich : the Destruction of the 6th SS Mountain Division "Nord."

In April 1945 the American 71st Infantry Division exacted the final vestiges of life from the Reich's 6th SS Mountain Division in central Germany. On Easter weekend, the bypassed German division fought to the very end as they were first surrounded and then destroyed as a fighting force. Rusieck...

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Main Author: Rusiecki, Stephen
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Naval Institute Press, 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Maps and Figures; Foreword; Preface; Prologue; CHAPTER 1. Birth of the Nord Division; CHAPTER 2. Operation Nordwind and Beyond; CHAPTER 3. The Saar-Palatinate Falls; CHAPTER 4. Convergence; CHAPTER 5. Nord Falls Behind, 31 March 1945; CHAPTER 6. The First Day: Assenheim and Altenstadt,1 April 1945; CHAPTER 7. The Second Day: Waldensberg, 2 April 1945; CHAPTER 8. The Second Day: Leisenwald, 2 April 1945; CHAPTER 9. The Third Day: Dissolution, 3 April 1945; CHAPTER 10. Completing the Record; APPENDIX A: Table of Comparative Ranks; APPENDIX B: Glossary of Terms and Equipment.
  • APPENDIX C: Select Order of BattleNotes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author.