Hürtgen Forest, Battle of, Germany, 1944
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The collection contains items on the American Revolution, the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict. Correspondence, memorabilia, telegrams, photographs, declassified Army documents, reports, newspapers, journals, manuscripts, teaching materials, and transcripts of interviews are among many things that are a part of this distinctive collection.
Overview Materials from the research that Dr. Currey did for his book "Follow Me and Die". The book tells the story of the longest battle in Germany during World War II. The Battle of the Huertgen Forest, which raged from late 1944 until early 1945 in Germany, was one of the worst defeats for the U.S. Army with almost 33,000 casualties.