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The Longest Winter

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A cold winter morning in the Ardennes Forest, 1944, and Hitler launches his last and most audacious attack on the unprepared Allies. Standing between the German forces and the desperately regrouping Allies were just eighteen young Americans, hidden in foxholes.

In a fierce day-long battle, this small band of soldiers repulsed the German attack three times, inflicting severe casualties and defending a strategically vital hill being vastly outnumbered. They surrendered only when they ran out of ammunition. But then the real battle for survival began. . .

Alex Kershaw's brilliant account draws on the words of the decorated men who fought this heroic action, bringing vividly to life their struggle on the battlefield and later off it - as POWs.

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Author(s):
Alex Kershaw
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Penguin
Title:
The Longest Winter

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A cold winter morning in the Ardennes Forest, 1944, and Hitler launches his last and most audacious attack on the unprepared Allies. Standing between the German forces and the desperately regrouping Allies were just eighteen young Americans, hidden in foxholes.

In a fierce day-long battle, this small band of soldiers repulsed the German attack three times, inflicting severe casualties and defending a strategically vital hill being vastly outnumbered. They surrendered only when they ran out of ammunition. But then the real battle for survival began. . .

Alex Kershaw's brilliant account draws on the words of the decorated men who fought this heroic action, bringing vividly to life their struggle on the battlefield and later off it - as POWs.

Author(s):
Alex Kershaw
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Penguin
Title:
The Longest Winter

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