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Osprey "Operation NORDWIND 1945"
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California, United States
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Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 04:14 PM UTC
Frederick Boucher takes us through the pages of "Operation NORDWIND 1945, Hitlerís Last Offensive in the West", a new release from Osprey Publishing and authored by Steven J. Zaloga.

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Posted: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 05:19 AM UTC
This is a well written and researched history of a largely ignored campaign. The BOB, although admittidly potentially more damaging to the Allies, gets all the glory.
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Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 05:44 AM UTC
Good review. Thanks.
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 06:06 AM UTC
Hi Fredrick,

Thanks, a worthy read by the sound of it.

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Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 11:39 AM UTC
Nordwind was a hell of a fight and there are few accounts ( I refuse to count Charles Whiting's sneering calumny as history) .There were a lot of brand new U.S. Infantry outfits thrown into this , and they fought like tigers . 6th Army Group was constantly shafted by Ike and his irrational hatred of Jake Devers. Too bad, they did miracles with very little