The Battle of Wingen-sur-Moder: Operation Nordwind

The Battle of Wingen-sur-Moder: Operation Nordwind

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Wingen-sur-Moder was an important village in France leading to the Alsatian Plain. If German forces had captured it during Operation Nordwind in January 1945, and had been able to release their reserve Panzer divisions into the plain, the war might have been lengthened. Cheves commanded the U.S. forces involved: 2nd Battalion, 274th Regiment, along with troops from the 276th and supporting elements, defeated two battalions of the 6th SS Mountain Division (Nord). 15 photos, 5 illustrations, 6 maps, 2 tables, footnotes.Battalion (four companies and a headquarters company) Burp gun.................... German fast-firing submachine gun Capt. .........................Captain CG . ... Communications CP..............................Command Post Div. ...........................Division (threeanbsp;...


Title:The Battle of Wingen-sur-Moder: Operation Nordwind
Author: Wallace Cheves
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2008-08-27
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