qAlamo in the Ardennes tells the powerful yet little-known story of the bloody delaying action fought by the 28th Infantry Division, elements of the 9th and 10th Armored Divisions, and other, smaller units. Outnumbered at times by as much as ten to one, outgunned by Hitler's dreaded panzers, and with no hope of reinforcement, they bore the full fury of the Nazi onslaught for five days, making the Germans pay for every icy inch of ground they gained.q qFeaturing numerous maps and a complete list of the soldiers, local civilians, and German commanders whose actions it recounts, Alamo in the Ardennes provides a day-by-day account of this pivotal moment in America's greatest war.q--BOOK JACKET.Led by Willeya#39;s jeep, the column snaked its way east out of Moinet and then north onto a narrow, muddy country road that led to Bourcy. ... Tank destroyers from the 811th Tank Destroyer Battalion, along with some light tanks, shot back and protected the flanks of the more ... He saw a moving half-track that belonged to one of his commanders and attempted to hop on the running board but slipped.
|Title||:||Alamo in the Ardennes|
|Author||:||John C. McManus|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2007-02-26|