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The battle of the Ruhr pocket

Leo Kessler

The battle of the Ruhr pocket

April 1945

by Leo Kessler

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Published by Mandarin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLeo Kessler.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p.,(8)p. of plates ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20108146M
ISBN 100749304790

The Ruhr Pocket was a battle of encirclement that took place in April , on the Western Front near the end of World War II, in the Ruhr Area of Germany. Some , German troops were taken prisoner along with 24 generals. The Americans suffered . in the Ruhr Pocket in April, The author focuses on the German perspective of the Second World War, and describes the experiences of former Wehrmacht soldiers, Volkssturm conscripts,Cited by: 2.

The Ruhr Pocket was a battle of encirclement that took place in late March and early April , near the end of World War II, in the Ruhr Area of Germany. It marked the end of major organized resistance on Nazi Germany's Western Front, as more than , troops were taken prisoner. Background In March , Allied Forces crossed the Rhine river. What comprised the Germany army in the “Battle of the Ruhr” toward the end were year-old German boys and men over age The “battle” managed to kill 5, British and Commonwealth air crewmen as well. Post-war analysis indicated that the impact upon German industry by the attacks on the Ruhr was not as great as had been believed.

Get this from a library! Ike's last battle: the Battle of the Ruhr Pocket, April [Charles Whiting]. 4 Battle Babies, p Ruhr Battle Memories. At the end of March, , before the Ruhr Pocket attack, Arlinghaus was searching a small town for German soldiers. He was surprised at the pristine beauty of this little town. The streets were clean, the grass freshly mowed and the houses immaculate.


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But unfortunately the author, despite the title, hasn't really written a book about the Battle of the Ruhr Pocket. A good 90% of this slim volume is either about the post-Rhine crossings campaign in Germany in general, or a polemic about how wrongheaded Gen.

Eisenhower was about "allowing" the Soviets to capture Berlin, with only the odd paragraph or two about the Ruhr battles themselves/5(9).

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Coincidentally, but seemingly without significance, Whiting's "Ike's Last Battle" was sub-titled "The Battle of the Ruhr Pocket" in small print at the very bottom of the book's jacket.5/5(3).

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saving/5(8). Whiting believes that the Ruhr Pocket was a totally unnecessary waste of military effort, a whopping series of blunders on the part of Eisenhower and his opponent, the German field marshal Walther Model.

His arguments are convincing, but this book was published in and subsequent analyses may differ/5. By Charles Whiting Battle of the Ruhr pocket (Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century.

Buy a cheap copy of The Battle of the Ruhr Pocket book by Charles Whiting. March-April Victory for the Allies was only a matter of time. Two great armies were racing towards each other cruching German resistance in their path. Berlin Free shipping over $ Best known for his translation of In Deadly Combat, the bestselling World War II memoir, Zumbro chronicles the relentless assault on the Ruhr Pocket through German eyes, as the Allied juggernaut battered the region's cities, villages, and homes into : Inall these advantages came together in the greatest American victory of World War II.

The battle of the Ruhr Pocket has never won the attention it deserves, but it was something rare in military history. World War II was messy and unpredictable, and plans rarely worked out the way the generals conceived them.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Battle of the Ruhr Pocket - April book by Leo Kessler. March,the end of the war in Europe is in sight. It is now that crucial decisions must be made - decisions that will affect the future security of unborn Free shipping over $Pages: The ensuing battles on German soil--especially those in the so-called Ruhr Pocket--were as fierce and hard-fought as any in the European theater.

Going well beyond previous accounts, Derek Zumbro chronicles this key military campaign from a unique and fresh With Allied armies poised on the banks of the Rhine, Nazi Germany tottered on the brink /5.

Get this from a library. The Battle of the Ruhr Pocket: April [Leo Kessler] -- Describes the battle that arose from Eisenhower's abandonment of the race for. Buy Battle of the Ruhr Pocket (History of 2nd World War) Reprint by Whiting, Charles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). A used hard cover WW2 US German The Battle Of The Ruhr Pocket Reference Book. Total of pages, with lots of information and pictures. Great for reference.

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Briggs; 1 edition; Subjects: Ruhr Pocket, Battle of the, Germany, ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm: Contents: Thrust across the Rhine --The Ruhr plan --Model reacts --Counterattack --Link up --Enter Kesselring --The drive for the Weser --Attack into the pocket --Die Wacht am Rhein --The last battle --The end Title.

Battle of the Ruhr pocket by Charles Whiting starting at $ Battle of the Ruhr pocket has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The battle of the Ruhr pocket may be described as the worst operations ever conducted by Field-Marshal Walter Model, the renowned and undisputed exponent of flexible defence.

His conduct inside the Ruhr pocket is one of the most intriguing episodes during the dying days of World War II.The battle of the Ruhr pocket: April [Leo Kessler] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Centring on its last great battle, this book discusses some of the questions that have haunted Europe for the last 45 years.Death in the West: The Battle of the Ruhr Pocket Posted on J by MSW A powerful coalition defeated the Wehrmacht in World War II, particularly on the Western Front.

Occasionally, however, the fighting boiled down to a one-on-one affair—and so it was in the Ruhr in