The Last Roll Call: The 29th Infantry Division Victorious, 1945 by Joseph BalkoskiThe Last Roll Call: The 29th Infantry Division Victorious, 1945 by Joseph Balkoski

The Last Roll Call: The 29th Infantry Division Victorious, 1945

byJoseph Balkoski

Hardcover | September 15, 2015

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The top living D-Day historian.--USA Today"No one has written a better or more comprehensive history of a U.S. Army combat division in World War II than Joseph Balkoski in his five volumes on the 29th Infantry Division. The Last Roll Call is a powerful, splendid capstone to this exceptional achievement."--Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Liberation TrilogyJoseph Balkoski concludes his landmark series on the U.S. 29th Infantry Division in World War II with the story of the 29ers during the war's final five months. Opening with the division's participation in Operation Grenade, Balkoski follows the 29ers through the crossing of the Roer River, the blitzkrieg-style drive across the Rhineland to the Rhine River, their military-government duties while helping to reduce the Ruhr pocket, and the survivors' return home.• Powerful finale to the saga of an American division in Europe in World War II• Blends meticulous research with masterful storytelling• Strong emphasis on the men of the 29th and their stories
Joseph Balkoski is Command Historian of the Maryland National Guard and author of Omaha Beach (978-0-8117-3376-2), Utah Beach (978-0-8117-3377-9), and the classic Beyond the Beachhead (978-0-8117-3237-6). He has appeared as a D-Day expert on MSNBC, and his work has been praised by Joe Scarborough, the New York Post, the Washington Time...
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Title:The Last Roll Call: The 29th Infantry Division Victorious, 1945Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.5 inPublished:September 15, 2015Publisher:Stackpole BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:081171621X

ISBN - 13:9780811716215

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