Author: Andrew Rawson
The Rhine Crossing: 9th US Army & 17th US Airborne
Pen and Sword Military
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In spring 1945, the outcome of the war was beyond doubt. Yet with the Russians closing fast on Berlin, the speed of the US & British advance was of the essence. One major hurdle remained - the mighty Rhine. This text follows the river crossings by 30th & 79th US Divisions & the parachute assault by 17th US Airborne Division.