Breaching the Siegfried Line


XIX Corps’ successful attack against the Siegfried Line, commemorated.

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An assiduous use of combined infantry, armored, engineer, and support units was necessary for the XIX Corps to breach the German defenses along the Siegfried line during the fall of 1944.

This booklet was published to commemorate the units’ heroic efforts, and contains a wealth of fascinating information on the strategies employed by both attackers and defenders. Photographs of pillboxes, diagrams of construction techniques, maps, and charts supplement extensive text written for a soldierly audience.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1945

Author: 62nd Engineer Topographic Corps.

Sheet Width (in): 8.00

Sheet Height (in): 10.50

Condition: C

Condition Description: Fair to good condition. Original paper covers are present, but loose and there is a significant tear in the front repaired with old cellophane tape. Binding staples are starting to rust and discolor, but the 68 bound pages are strong, clean and in good shape. Includes numerous maps, charts and diagrams, but missing the loose maps contained in the back flap.


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