Category - Rhine River

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Warfare History Network » Bloodbath in Aachen

The U.S. First Military confronted the daunting process in October 1944 of capturing the previous Imperial metropolis of Aachen. The Germans have been decided...

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The Glider Pilots of Operation Varsity

The Allied glider pilots and glider squaddies who took half in Operation Varsity, the conflict’s largest single-day airborne assault, flew into hell …...

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Every man an Emperor

The First Canadian Parachute Battalion jumps to victory on D-Day June 6, 1944. By Patrick J. Chaisson Sergeant William R. Kelly crashed via the treetops...

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The Story of Lud Labutka

Trooper Lud Labutka of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, fought his approach via Normandy, Holland, and the Battle of the Bulge...

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Operation Plunder: Crossing the Rhine

Subject Marshal Bernard Montgomery meticulously deliberate the 21st Military Group crossing of the mighty Rhine. by David Lippman “I’m busy preparing for...

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Warfare History Network » Arnhem’s Other Urquhart

By Jon Diamond The Hollywood army movie devotee will keep in mind the start of the epic, A Bridge Too Far, when a younger British airborne officer named Fuller...