Book Review: ‘Snow and Steel: The Battle of the Bulge, 1944-45’

A Certain Point of View, Too

(C) 2015 Oxford University Press

Snow and Steel: Hitler’s Last Gamble in the West Examined

On November 28, 2014, the Oxford University Press published Snow and Steel: The Battle of the Bulge, 1944-45, an in-depth book about Operation Autumn Mist (Herbstnebel, which can also be translated from German as “Autumn Fog”), the last counter-offensive launched by Nazi Germany on the Western Front and, to date, the biggest land battle in U.S. Army history. It was written by Peter Caddick-Adams, a respected lecturer on military history and defense matters who served in the British Army for 30 years and has written several well-received books about World War II battles, including Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell and Sand and Steel: The D-Day Invasion and the Liberation of France.

The “prequel”. (C) 2019 Oxford University Press

In Snow and Steel, Caddick-Adams gives readers an immensely detailed and impeccably researched look at…

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