PARTIAL HISTORY OF THE

XII U. S. ARMY CORPS

 

14 MARCH 1945 TO 9 MAY 1945

 

 

 

GENERAL SUBJECTS & INTRODUCTION

FRONT MATTER

 

 

CHAPTER 13 - MARCH 14, 1945 TO MARCH 22, 1945

The Real "Operation Grab"

Six Divisions

The Nahe

Simmern and Bad Kreuznach

Wind-up of the Palatinate Campaign

 

 

CHAPTER 14 - MARCH 22, 1945 TO MARCH 26, 1945

Preliminary

The Fifth Infantry Division's Great Day

US Army Engineers and the U.S. Navy

All-out Support for the Bridgehead

Darmstadt, Frankfurt, and the Main

Payoff

 

 

CHAPTER 15 - MARCH 26, 1945 TO APRIL 22, 1945

End of a Banner Month

The Strange Case of the 6th SS Mountain Division

Gotha and Ohrdruff

Peculiar Treasures

Salted Gold

Germany Cut in Two

To Kronach and Bayreuth

 

 

CHAPTER 16 - APRIL 22, 1945 TO MAY 9, 1945

Grafenwohr

Into Austria; and the Myth of the "National Redoubt"

The Last Week of Battle

End of the 11th Panzer Division; the "Werewolves," and Others

Plan Eclipse

"Death Marches" and "Death Camps"

The Russians, and VE-Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

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