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Battle for the Ruhr

The German Army"s Final Defeat in the West (Modern War Studies)

by Derek S. Zumbro

  • 398 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Ruhr Pocket, Battle of the, Germany, 1945,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Germany,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - Strategy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7763237M
    ISBN 100700614907
    ISBN 109780700614905

    BATTLE FOR THE RUHR: THE GERMAN ARMY’S FINAL DEFEAT IN THE WEST A Dissertation Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in The Department of History by Derek S. ZumbroCited by: 2. Get this from a library! Battle for the Ruhr: the German Army's final defeat in the West. [Derek S Zumbro] -- "Derek Zumbro chronicles this key military campaign from a unique and fresh perspective - that of the defeated German soldiers and civilians caught in .

    Perspective on a Battle Lost The individual stories told as the Battle for The Ruhr were interesting and compelling. They captured the German perspective both from a soldier's perspective and the people trying to preserve their homes and their villages. April 17th-On to Limberg--not much resistance. The Ruhr pocket cleaned out. The largest city in the 99th's line of attack was Iserlohn. Major General Lauer stated in his book, Battle Babies, "The th Infantry, in its zone of action, stormed the city of Iserlohn, using all three of its battalions. The enemy resisted stoutly, and the fight.

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May 09,  · "Battle for the Ruhr is a fascinating book providing fresh insight that many may find disturbing, but is a story that has value and is a welcome addition to the genre associated with Army Group B and the final days of the war.

Zumbro has clearly fulfilled his stated intent of providing insight into a little-discussed aspect of the war: the way in which the defeated enemy experienced and viewed /5(17). May 09,  · This book is the story of the collapse of the Third Reich in the Ruhr Valley, east of the Rhine, where Hitler's last military force (known as Army Group B) was surrounded and forced to surrender.

Zumbro's Battle for the Ruhr book has already become a classic /5(17). "Battle for the Ruhr is a fascinating book providing fresh insight that many may find disturbing, but is a story that has value and is a welcome addition to the genre associated with Army Group B and the final days of the war.

Zumbro has clearly fulfilled his stated intent of providing insight into a little-discussed aspect of the war: the way in which the defeated enemy experienced and viewed the U.S. soldier as. Battle for the Ruhr: The German Army's Final Defeat in the West. With Allied armies poised on the banks of the Rhine, Nazi Germany tottered on the brink of collapse.

The ensuing battles on German soil--especially those in the so-called Ruhr Pocket--were as fierce and /5. Apr 27,  · The battle zone, the so-called "Ruhr Pocket", was the densely populated industrial area in northwest Germany straddling the Rhine's tributary river, the Ruhr.

Having completed Kessler's book, I turned to Whiting's work, "Ike's Last Battle".5/5(3). Nov 28,  · Once across, the author presents a competent summary of the battle history to the end of the war with the main emphasis on the industrial area of the Ruhr.

He delivers a step by step town by town process, highlighting the key divisions and their commanders that led the charge eastward/5(7). Oct 01,  · Book Overview. With Allied armies poised on the banks of the Rhine, Nazi Germany tottered on the brink of collapse.

The ensuing battles on German soil--especially those in the so-called Ruhr Pocket--were as fierce and hard-fought as any in the European theater/5(5). Feb 01,  · A well written, thoroughly researched, highly readable, balanced, and passionately angry book about the last days of World War 2.

Though I have read much on the conflict, this book revealed to me the many mistakes the Allied high command (specifically the American military leaders) made in conquering Nazi Germany/5. The Ruhr Pocket was a battle of encirclement that took place in Aprilon the Western Front near the end of World War II, in the Ruhr Area of Germany.

SomeGerman troops were taken prisoner along with 24 generals. The Americans suffered Location: Ruhr Area, Germany. The Battle of the Ruhr of was a 5-month British campaign of strategic bombing during the Second World War against the Ruhr Area in Nazi Germany, which had coke plants, steelworks, and 10 synthetic oil plants.

The campaign bombed 26 major Combined Bomber Offensive elizrosshubbell.comon: Ruhr Area. Dec 31,  · The Battle Of The Ruhr Pocket book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. March,the end of the war in Europe is in sight. It is /5(8). Battle for the Ruhr: The German Army's Final Defeat in the West. With Allied armies poised on the banks of the Rhine, Nazi Germany tottered on the brink of collapse. The ensuing battles on German soil—especially those in the so-called Ruhr Pocket—were as fierce and hard-fought as any in the European theater/5(2).

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Book Description: With Allied armies poised on the banks of the Rhine, Nazi Germany tottered on the brink of collapse. The ensuing battles on German soil-especially those in the so-called Ruhr Pocket-were as fierce and hard-fought as any in the European theater.

“Battle for the Ruhr is a fascinating book providing fresh insight that many may find disturbing, but is a story that has value and is a welcome addition to the genre associated with Army Group B and the final days of the war.

Zumbro has clearly fulfilled his stated intent of providing insight into a little-discussed aspect of the war: the. Oct 04,  · An essential contribution to the literature on the war."--Journal of Military History"Battle for the Ruhr is a fascinating book providing fresh insight that many may find disturbing, but is a story that has value and is a welcome addition to the genre associated with Army Group B /5(36).

Nov 29,  · "Battle for the Ruhr is a fascinating book providing fresh insight that many may find disturbing, but is a story that has value and is a welcome addition to the genre associated with Army Group B and the final days of the war. Zumbro has clearly fulfilled his stated intent of providing insight into a little-discussed aspect of the war: the way 5/5(1).

A second battle of the Ruhr (6/7 October – end of ) began with an attack on Dortmund. The devastating bombing raids of Dortmund on 12 March with 1, aircraft – Lancasters, Halifaxes, 68 Mosquitos – was a record to a single target in the whole of World War II.

More than 4, tons of bombs were dropped through the Country: Germany. Nov 27,  · This book is a wonderful exploration of the role played by Bomber Command from March to July The first four chapters discuss the history and evolution of bomber command, and the importance of the Ruhr valley to Germany/5.

With Allied armies poised on the banks of the Rhine, Nazi Germany tottered on the brink of collapse. The ensuing battles on German soil—especially those in the so-called Ruhr Pocket—were as fierce and hard-fought as any in the European theater.

Going well beyond previous accounts, Derek S. Zumbro chronicles this key military campaign from a unique and fresh perspective—that of the.

Nov 10,  · Battle for the Ruhr: The German Army’s Final Defeat in the West - Derek S. Zumbro audio book torrent free download, Shared by:rmoor Written by Derek S. Zumbro Read by Julian Elfer Format: MP3 Bitrate: 64 Kbps Unabridged With Allied armies poised on the banks of the Rhine, Nazi Germany tottered on the brink of collapse.

The ensuing battles on German soil–especially those in the .Fishpond Thailand, Battle for the Ruhr: The German Army's Final Defeat in the West (Modern War Studies) by Derek S ZumbroBuy. Books online: Battle for the Ruhr: The German Army's Final Defeat in the West (Modern War Studies),elizrosshubbell.comThe ensuing battles on German soil - especially those in the so-called Ruhr Pocket - were as fierce and hard-fought as any in the European theater.

Going well beyond previous accounts, Derek S. Zumbro chronicles this key military campaign from a unique and fresh perspective - that of the defeated German soldiers and civilians caught in the final maelstrom of the war's Western front.