HERO OF THE RHINE. THE KARL TIMMERMANN STORY. The stranger than fiction story of the German-born U.S. Lieutenant to lead the incredible charge which captured the vital first crossing of the Rhine River in 1945.
HERO OF THE RHINE. THE KARL TIMMERMANN STORY. Master storyteller of World War II, Ken Hecheler returns to his classic account of the Bridge at Remagen during the first crossing of the Rhine River in 1945 by the 9th Armored Division. Lt. Timmerman was awarded the DSC Distinguished Service Cross, but received a chilly reception after the war. Readers will gain inspiration from this moving account of how a genuine war hero lived up to the meaning of Duty, Honor, Country.
7 x 10 inch format, 257 pages, 78 pages of photos, maps and illustrations.