INFANTRY SOLDIER: Holding the Line at the Battle of the Bulge. While the primarly focus is the author's 395th Infantry Regiment, combat opeations the 393rd Infantry Regiment and 394th Infantry Regiment of the 99th Infantry Division in World War II are explored. Other U.S. units include the 5th Armored Division, 2nd Infantry Division, 9th Infantry Division, the 612th Tank Destroyer Battalion, and other units.
This exceptionally gripping memoir describes in harrowing detail and authenticity the life of the men assigned to infantry battalions during WWII. Author/Battle of the Bulge veteran Geroge Neill, now a seasoned journalist, takes the reader into the foxholes to reveal how dirty, freezing and hungry combat infantrymen lived and survived, what they thought, and how they fought. He focuses on the role of his division, the 99th Infantry Division, in the Battle of the Bulge where it held the northern line of the Bulge preventing a German breakthrough. 356 pages, photos, maps.
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