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1st (US) Infantry Division (Paperback) (Stephane Lavit & Philippe Charbonnier)
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The illustrated story of the most famous of US Army Divisions in WW2, from North Africa to Germany, and that of its outstanding generals, such as Theodore Roosevelt Junior and maverick Terry de la Mesa Allen.The 1st Infantry Division was established in 1917 to participate in the fighting in France and faced the major German offensives of 1918. During the Second World War, it effected its first assault landing in North Africa in 1942. Then followed the invasion of Sicily, D-Day in Normandy, the battle of the Bulge and the conquest of the Reich, as far as Czechoslovakia.According to the division lore, at the time, the U.S. Army consisted of the First Infantry Division and eight million replacements! Thanks to hundreds of historical pictures, the reader will follow the Big Red One’s glorious path in its most difficult assignments.
Number of Pages: 96
Series Title: Allied Units of World War Two
Publisher: Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Author: Stephane Lavit & Philippe Charbonnier
Street Date: April 3, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-4143
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