Siegfried line

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German fortifications facing the Maginot Line

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Government and author of this book, and Charles MacDonald (The Siegfried Line Campaign, a volume in the Army's official WWII History series) point out.
Neil Short's HITLER'S SIEGFRIED LINE (9780750945011) surveys the huge wall of German defenses that was 300 miles long and in places up to 20 miles deep, providing in in-depth history and analysis in what is the first English guide to the line.
Chapters recount how the division was incorporated into General Patton's Third Army south of the Moselle-Saar Triangle, its first combat experience during the Battle of the Bulge which entailed heavy casualties from the fierce winter weather as well as the fighting, and its application in an all-out assault to break through the Siegfried Line against entrenched defenders.
We were gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line (Have you any dirty washing, mother dear) as radio comedians turned the Nazi monsters into figures of fun.
Woolford and Smillie became POWs and were detained and entertained at a Luftwaffe mess where sociable young men sang to them, "We're going to hang out our washing on the Siegfried Line.
That's the division that broke through the Siegfried Line in World War II and liberated Dachau.
The fact is, Locke, that 60 years ago (in World War II) I was at the front of the line at the Battle for the Rhine, at the breaking of the Siegfried Line, the push into Nuremberg and the liberation of Dachau, a concentration camp near Munich.
THE first of a two-part documentary tells the story of the construction and defence of Nazi Germany's fabled Siegfried Line.
I live on the Handsworth/Aston border, five minutes from the much-talked about divide that separates the Burger Bar Boys and the Johnson Crew which, if you believe everything you read, is either the modern equivalent of the Siegfried Line or some Wild West frontier.
When Oscar Ladner was 19 he was a new recruit in General George Patton's 3rd Army getting ready to breach Nazi Germany's Siegfried Line and fight his way into enemy territory.
It fought through the Rhine and breached the supposedly impregnable Siegfried Line at the Reichswald Forest.
Here are some of the songs we're told Ginger will be singing - White Cliffs Of Dover, Hang Out The Washing On The Siegfried Line, Sally and Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag.
Phillips was seriously wounded in the Battle of the Siegfried Line in Germany in September 1944.