Item #14983 Thunderbolt Across Europe : A History of the 83d Infantry Division 1942-1945. Ernie Hayhow, C D. Philos.
Thunderbolt Across Europe : A History of the 83d Infantry Division 1942-1945
Thunderbolt Across Europe : A History of the 83d Infantry Division 1942-1945
Thunderbolt Across Europe : A History of the 83d Infantry Division 1942-1945

Thunderbolt Across Europe : A History of the 83d Infantry Division 1942-1945

Germany: 83rd Division I & E Section, 1945.

Illustrated by Laszlo Bod illustrations. Hardcover. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. Item #14983

Light warp, corners bumped, two 1/2" spine head tears, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket 1/4" edge tears, light rub, light wear. Solid oversize hardcover. ; Unit history of United States Army's 83rd Division, from mobilization to German occupation. Five battle stars were earned: Normandy, Brittany, Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe. Highlights included recapturing Brittany ports, taking the surrender of nearly 20,000 German troops retreating from southern France, liberating Luxembourg, the Hurtgen forest campaign, Battle of the Bulge, crossing the Rhine River, and meeting the Red Army at the 83rd's bridgehead over the Elbe River. Well illustrated, including fold-out batlle maps. Unit history written and published while on Occupation duty in Germany in 1945 before the unit was disbanded. ; 119 pages.

Price: $99.95

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