World War II River Assault Tactics

World War II River Assault Tactics

On the major European and Russian fronts throughout World War II, the challenge of crossing rivers under fire was absolutely central to any advance. The Panzers that crossed the Meuse at Sedan in May 1940 cut the French Army in two. The Wehrmacht's ability to cross the great rivers of the western USSR was vital to the lightning advances of Operation Barbarossa in 1941, and in 1943Â?45 the Red Army had to drive the Germans back from a succession of river lines during… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2013)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 64 pages

Language: English


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