Breaching the Siegfried Line and the Capture of Aachen, Germany

At 1805 hrs on September 11th 1944, a patrol led by Staff Sergeant Warner Holzinger of the United States 5th Armored Division crossed into Germany near the village of Stolzemburg, a few miles northeast of …

Operation Torch, the landings in North Africa

VICHY FRANCE Why would the allies (Great Britain and the USA) attack one of it’s allies ? The United States and France have been allied for hundreds of years, going back to 1778. After Nazi …

The Anzio Bridgehead and the road to Rome

The is part one of the two part series on the Anzio landings. Part one discuses the landings itself and the subsequent battles, part two will discuss the seizure of Rome by the allies.. The …