He led a party of six soldiers up a hill under fire at the German Siegfried Line
, to snatch dynamite later used for attacking enemy guns.
The Great Wall of China, the walls of Rome and every medieval city, the Siegfried Line
, the Maginot Line, the Atlantic Wall; nations -- empires, dictatorships, democracies -- have used every mountain chain and river to keep out foreign armies.
Monty knew that Hitler regarded the Rhine as his last line of defence and his storm-troopers and paratroopers had fought like demons to defend the Siegfried Line
in February and March 1945.
Monty knew that Hitler regarded the Rhine as his last line of defence, and his storm-troopers and paratroopers had fought like demons to defend the Siegfried Line
in February and March, 1945.
Army troops cracked the Siegfried Line
north of Aachen, Germany.
There will be visits to the Siegfried Line
with its Dragon's Teeth anti-tank defences, the preserved "Band of Brothers" foxholes from the battle for the village of Foy, and a trip to the 101st Airborne Museum at Bastogne.
He was part of the 94th Infantry Division and is mentioned in two World War II books: Patton s' Pawns: The 94th US Infinity Division at the Siegfried Line
by Tony Le Tissier and Patton .
The film quickly sends its characters into harm's way on the Siegfried Line
, where they end up isolated after the rest of the company pulls back.
Boy, the war seemed a lot of fun and I was sorry I only knew the first line of Roll Out the Barrel and the song about hanging the washing out on the Siegfried Line
Other ditties that cheered the nation during those dark days included Underneath The Arches and We're Gonna Hang Out The Washing On The Siegfried Line
In the fall of 1944, Ernest Hemingway was writing a long poem he intended as a tribute to sixty-seven soldiers of the 22nd Infantry Regiment killed in one day's combat while trying to pierce the Siegfried Line
They broke through the Siegfried Line
and plunged across the Rhine deep into the Third Reich.