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Book Review: Alamo in the Ardennes – John C. McManus

April 23, 2016 joedemadio 1 Comment

Book Review: Alamo in the Ardennes – The Untold Story of the American Soldiers who made the defense of Bastogne possible by John C. McManus

When I first got the book I fell in love with the details in which McManus describes the experiences of soldiers from the 28th Infantry Division. The book does a great job in introducing you to the division by telling about their previous battles and experiences. It then moves on to the days prior to the Bulge where McManus tells you about how little the American high command knew about the intentions of German Army at that time. Even though you already know what’s going to happen, the book still manages to keep your attention to see how the soldiers of the 28th experienced the very first days of the Battle of the Bulge. One regiment completely sacrificed itself to make the Defense of Bastogne possible.

If you’re interested in reading something different than the 101st Airborne at Bastogne, I highly suggest this book. It definitely gives you a greater insight in the Battle of the Bulge. Check the link down below or click the link in my bio for our Amazon Powered store and get a copy of the book yourself!

Easy-to-Read Factor – 8.0
Historical Accuracy – 9.0
Presentation of Historical Material 9.0
Details – 9
Overall Rating – 8.75

Interested in more book reviews? Leave your suggestions in the comment section and definitely tell us your reading experiences!

http://astore.amazon.com/battleof-20/detail/0451225589

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  1. Bronson
    April 25, 2016 - 10:18 am

    Thanks for review. I’ll add it to my list. I ordered “Battle of the Bulge: Then and Now” by Jean-Paul Pallud and it is scheduled to arrive today. šŸ™‚

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