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    Operation Nordwind 1945: Hitler's Last Offensive in the West (Campaign) (Paperback) By (author) Steven J. Zaloga

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    DescriptionOperation Nordwind is one of the lesser known campaigns of World War II yet one of the more intriguing. Largely overshadowed by the Battle of the Bulge further north, Nordwind was the last great operation by the Waffen-SS Panzer divisions in the west, and the last time the Wehrmacht was on the offensive in the West. The campaign also highlights the difficulties of inter-Allied cooperation between the Americans and the French. This campaign has been extensively treated in German and French accounts, but is not well covered in English.


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    Title
    Operation Nordwind 1945
    Subtitle
    Hitler's Last Offensive in the West
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steven J. Zaloga
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781846036835
    ISBN 10: 1846036836
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC subject category V2: JWLF
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DDF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW, HBJD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GERMNY
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS014000, HIS027100, HIS037070, HIS010020
    B&T Approval Code: A14204062
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJH, 1DDF
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 940.5421438
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: D762.A4 Z35 2010
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 940.54214383
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    Thema V1.0: NHWR7, NHD, NHWL, JWLF
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (chiefly col.)
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    22 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Osprey
    Author Information
    Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in history from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He has worked as an analyst in the aerospace industry for over two decades, covering missile systems and the international arms trade, and has served with the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federal think-tank. He is the author of numerous books on military technology and military history, with an accent on the US Army in World War II as well as Russia and the former Soviet Union. The author lives in Abingdon, Maryland. The author lives in Abingdon, MD.
    Review quote
    "What's really going to grab the attention of toy soldier collectors, modelers and wargamers' is the more than 50 mostly black-and-white photos drawn from the author's personal collection, U.S. Signal Corps files, and the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration ... Hobbyists can find lots of inspirations in this highly recommended book about Hitler's little-known but intriguing last offensive."-" Toy Soldier & Model Figure""Zaloga does an excellent job of recounting not only how the battle progressed, but why it played out as it did. He spends considerable space analyzing the depleted state of the German Army at the end of 1944, and how political-infighting within the Reich further undermined the capabilities it still had ... This is an excellent and concise study on a little known yet important campaign. Find room for it on your shelf." -Andrew Hind, "World at War "(April/May 2011)