Accession Number : ADA149117

Title :   Battle of the Vosges Mountains: Defense, Winter, 1-10 January 1945

Descriptive Note : Student paper

Corporate Author : ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS COMBAT STUDIES INST

Personal Author(s) : Guppy, Christopher M ; Carpenter, Michael F ; Cox, Charles S ; Davis, Constance M ; Dees, Robert F ; Glick, James R ; Jackson, Dennis K

PDF Url : ADA149117

Report Date : May 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 74

Abstract : Tactical analysis of a battle between 44th U.S. Infantry Division (reinforced) and elements of 2d Free French Armored Division, defending against 17th SS Panzergrenadier Division during the German offensive in the Vosges Mountains, January 1945. This battle has frequently been cited as an example of a defender concentrating force to contain a penetration of a ciritical sector.

Descriptors :   *BATTLES, *FRANCE, *MILITARY OPERATIONS, ARMY OPERATIONS, CASE STUDIES, COLD WEATHER OPERATIONS, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, GERMANY(EAST AND WEST), HISTORY, INFANTRY, LEADERSHIP, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), MILITARY TACTICS, MOUNTAINS, TACTICAL WARFARE, WINTER

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE