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Colmar Pocket - Wikipedia

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The Colmar Pocket was the area held in central Alsace, France by the German Nineteenth Army from November 1944 – February 1945, against the U.S. 6th Army Group during World War II. ... of the ...

Alsace 2011/2012 - Sites of the Alsace Campaign in 1944/1945 ...

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The 3rd US Infantry Division called “The Rock of the Marne”, was one of those ... The Battle of the Colmar Pocket began December 15, 1944, and by February 19, .... in death at Ostheim, France during action in the Colmar Pocket January 1945.

Alsace 2012 - The Colmar Pocket Museum in Turckheim ...

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Of prime importance to the German defense around Colmar were the bridges over ... an account of the bitter fighting in the sector of Colmar in the winter of 1944/45. ... memorial museum become famous not only within France, but also beyond ...

Riquewihr and the Colmar Pocket 2

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Riquewihr and the Colmar Pocket ... Fighting from windows, doorways, towers and roof tops, our cooks, drivers and clerks picked up carbines and rifles and fired ...

Battle of the Colmar Pocket | History Wars Weapons

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Mar 2, 2011 ... The Battle of the Colmar Pocket was a military engagement fought between Allied ... 20 to February 9, 1945, near Colmar, in the Alsace, France, during World War II. ... This bridgehead came to be known as the Colmar Pocket.

Audie Murphy: One-Man Stand at Holtzwihr | HistoryNet

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... of Holtzwihr, France, by six tanks and an estimated 250 German infantrymen, who ... a large forest in the northern sector of the Colmar Pocket that stretched between the ... The subsequent fighting was so furious that the regiment's Company B, ... I alerted the men and ran for the field phone and called the artillery officer at...

Traces of Evil: Summer 2015 in the Colmar Pocket - then and now

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After the war, the few that survived were often accused of being traitors or collaborationists, because this tough situation was not known in the rest of France, and ...

The Colmar Pocket - Ibiblio

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US Army in World War II--European Theater of Operations: 'Riviera to the Rhine' [ The ... the battered Western Front traced a ragged line across Belgium, France, and ... To the south, however, the Colmar Pocket still created a large fifty-mile gap in the ..... Informed of the difficulty, O'Daniel again called McGarr at 1555 a...

Colmar Alsace France Tourist Office - 1945 - The liberation of Colmar

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You may wonder the connection between Otto Dix (1891-1969), a famous German artist labelled “degenerate” by Hitler, and the most impressive work of art in ...

Battle of Colmar pocket Memorial Museum | Chemins de Mémoire ...

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Battle of Colmar pocket Memorial Museum : Turckheim is set at the heart of the " Pocket of ... Musée Mémorial des Combats de la Poche de Colmar ... The origins of almost every piece exhibited is known and has allowed the history of each ... ( veterans, military, students, IRCOS cards, Gîtes de France, Guide du routard, etc.)