Following on within the Battleground Europe sequence, this ebook is a close yet effortless to appreciate account of 1 of the hole activities of the conflict of the Bulge. It describes the tragedy that overtook the newly arrived US 106th Infantry department at the Schnee Eifel in December 1944. St. Vith includes designated maps of positions and photo first hand
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