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 ...
Although battle weary and tired, the men of E and G Companies returned and
fought their way back up the hill. Aided by two M4 tanks they succeeded in ...
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.
6/12/2006 • World War II ... large forest in the northern sector of the Colmar
Pocket that stretched between the heavily fortified villages of Riedwihr and
Click to see the more on the Holtzwihr, France battle area. ... and topographical
information to the time frame of the Colmar Pocket battle and indicates the the ...
Battle of Colmar pocket Memorial Museum : Turckheim is set at the heart of the ...
The origins of almost every piece exhibited is known and has allowed the ... (
veterans, military, students, IRCOS cards, Gîtes de France, Guide du routard, etc.)
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 .... of Chalampe, which de Lattre had considered seizing back in November.
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 was the area held in central Alsace, France by the ... Maginot
Line, named after the French Minister of War André Maginot, was a line of ...
Feb 9, 2016 ... Alsace and Lorraine – the region of France most fiercely defended by the Axis
forces – were largely ... It became known as the Colmar Pocket.