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19 Days from the Apennines to the Alps

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19 Days from the Apennines to the Alps

The Story of the Po Valley Campaign

  • by Fifth Army Headquarters
    • 1945
    • 50 photos and illustrations
    • 5 maps
This booklet was published at the end of the war specifically for and about the men of the Fifth Army (comprised of American, Brazilian, South African and Italian forces) and the job they accomplished during the Po Valley campaign.

  • Preface by Lt. Gen. Lucien K. Truscott Jr., U.S. Army
  • Six Months in the Mountains
  • Bullets and Beans
  • Planning the Knockout
  • East Side, West Side
  • The Bell and Opening Rounds
  • Bologna and Points North
  • The Feel of Victory
  • The Trap Snaps Shut
  • Our Informal Allies
  • Surrender

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