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Eisenhower's Lieutenants : The Campaigns of France and Germany, 1944-45 - Russell F. Weigley

Eisenhower's Lieutenants

The Campaigns of France and Germany, 1944-45

Paperback Published: 22nd June 1981
ISBN: 9780253206084
Number Of Pages: 832

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"The publication of Eisenhower's Lieutenants is an event of significance in American military writing.... admirable... clearly the product of exhaustive, painstaking research." -- The New York Times Book Review

..". the best account we have of the World War II campaigns from Normandy to the Elbe." -- American Historical Review

..". precisely informative and broadly rewarding." -- Kirkus Reviews

..". an outstanding and highly recommended work." -- Journal of American History

..". by the dean of American military historians... " -- Washington Post Bookworld

CONTENTSPreface

Part One: The Armies

Part Two: Normandy

Part Three: France

Part Four: The Disputed Middle Ground

Part Five: Germany

EpilogueNotes and SourcesIndex

An outstanding and highly recommended work. * Journal of American History * The publication of Eisenhower's Lieutenants is an event of significance in American military writing. . . . admirable . . . clearly the product of exhaustive, painstaking research. * The New York Times Book Review * Precisely informative and broadly rewarding. * Kirkus Reviews * The best account we have of the World War II campaigns from Normandy to the Elbe. * American Historical Review * . . . by the dean of American military historians . . . * Washington Post Bookworld *

Preface
The Armies
The American Army Mobility and Power
The Strategy of Power
Weapons and Divisions The Tanks Tank Killers
The Limits of American Manpower Mobility and Power in Armor Tanks for European Battle
The Infantry The Germans
The View of the Far Shore Amphibious Assault
The High Command
The Contentin and the Calvados Some God-Damned Things Called LSTs Neptune Beyond the Beaches Ultra
By Air and by Sea Overlord and Air Power: Questions Strategic and Moral
The Vengeance Weapons Bridge-Busting Neptune Takes to the Air Air and the Strategy of the Ground Armies To Cross the Channel
Normandy
The Beach Omaha General Bradley
The Question of American Military Skill and Experience
The Fight up from Omaha Utah The Defense
Cherbourg and Caumont
The Battle of the Cotentin
The Battle of the Buildup
The Caumont Gap
The Bocage The Breakout Issue Caen Hostile Terrain and Armies
The Battle of the Cotentin Plain Caen Again
The Birth of the Cobra
The Battle of St. Lo
Cobra Goodwood The Cobra Strikes Breakout Cobra Dissected
The Eastern Flank
The Crossroads South of Avranches Pursuit Turning the Corner Brittany
France
The Short Envelopment
The Battle of Mortain
The Battle of the Argentan-Falaise Pocket Toward the Seine
The Battle of Chambois
The Riviera the the Rhone Anvil-Dragoon
The Battle of Provence
The Battle of Montelimar Consolidating a Mediterranean Base Toward the Belfort Gap
The Seine Patton and the Whole Art of War
The Long Envelopment To Troyes, Fontainebleau, and Montereau Paris
The Meuse
The Miracle of the West
The Vengeance Weapons Again The Single Thrust To Verdun and St. Mihiel
The Twin Tyrants: Logistics... How Much and How Far?
The Mons Pocket Strategy and Logistics
The Battle of Brest.and Time The Field Marshal Vertical Envelopment Auguries
The Americans Reach the West Wall Into the West Wall
The Disputed Middle Ground
Holland The Battle for Arnhem Market-Garden Assessed
Attack in the Ardennes (I) The First Battle of the Schnee Eifel
The Battle of Wallendorf
Lorraine (I) Arnaville and Gravelotte
The Battle of Nancy
The Battle of Dompaire
The Battle of Arracourt Patton in September
The Allied Right Flank
The Reich Frontiers
The Estuary of the Scheldt
The Balance of Strength
The Battle of Aachen
The First Battle of the Huertgen Forest
Autumn Interlude Manpower Guns and Shells
The Air Arm
Lorraine (II) Metz and the Lorraine Gateway From the Cote de Delme to Faulquemont
The Taking of La Pucelle To the Sarre River
Alsace Belfort and Strasbourg
The Battles of Rauwiller and Barendorf Seventh Army to the Maginot Line and the West Wall
Huertgen Forest and Roer Plain
The Battle of the Hamich Corridor
The Second Battle of the Huertgen Forest Into the Roer Plain
On the Eve of a Breakthrough
The Roer Dams The Monschau Corridor
The Saar Great Expectations
The Breakthrough
The Second Battle of the Schnee Eifel
The Skyline Drive Paris, Luxembourg, and Spa
The Doctrinal Response From the Our to the Wiltz
The Northeastern Shoulder
The Valley of the Ambleve
The Road Junctions
The Battle of St. Vith
The Precarious Balance Stoumont and Stavelot Patton into the Battle Montgomery into an American Headquarters
The Battles of Christmastide
The Salm and the Ourthe
The Death Struggle of Kampfgruppe Peiper
The Battle
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ISBN: 9780253206084
ISBN-10: 0253206081
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 832
Published: 22nd June 1981
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.26