The Story [History] of the Famous 34th Infantry Division ~ World War II ~ Tunisian & Italian Campaigns by John H. Hougen


Title: The Story [History] of the Famous 34th Infantry Division

Author: Lt. Col. John H. Hougen

Description: Boards in black leatherette with the 34th insignia and motto on the front cover. A tad worn at extremities. Previous owner's name on front pastedown, else clean. Illustrations. [194] pages. 11 x 8 inches.

A history of the U.S. Army's Minnesota-based 34th Infantry Division (''Red Bulls''), focusing on the sequence and details of action with the Fifth Army in the Tunisian and Italian campaigns during World War II. Thoroughly illustrated + many maps.

Contents: Introduction.
I) Indian Wars.
II) The Civil War: The 136th Infantry Regiment.
III) The 34th Infantry Division in the Spanish-American War.
IV) The Mexican Border.
V) World War I.
VI) The Interim Between the Two World Wars.
VII) [Camp] Clairborne Days.
VIII) 34th Division Moves Over-Seas.
IX) Days in Ireland and Scotland.
X) The Attack on North Africa and the Landing at Algiers.
XI) The Tunisian Campaign: The Race for Tunisia (Battle of Medjez el Bab, Sened Station, Kasserine Pass, First & Second Fondouk, Hill 609, etc.)
XII) The Attack upon ''Fortress Europe''.
XIII) ''The Soft Under-Belly''.
XIV) The Turbulent Volturno.
XV) The Assault on the German Winter Line.
XVI) The Drive to the Rapido River: San Pietro, San Vittore del Lazio, Cervaro and Monte Trocchio.
XVII) The Immortal Cassino.
XVIII) The Anzio Beach-Head.
XIX) The Break-Through and Drive On Rome.
XX) The Drive up the Coast to Leghorn.
XXI) The 34th Drives toward the Arno River.
XXII) The Push towards the Gothic Line and the Apennine Line.
XXIII) The Final Attack into the Valley of the Po.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: n. p.
Place: [Arlington? Va.]
Year: 1949

Keywords: World War II, Fifth Army, Tunisian Campaign, Italian Campaign, North Africa, Italy, Medjez el Bab, Sened Station, Kasserine Pass, Fondouk, Hill 609, Volturno, Rapido River, San Pietro, San Vittore del Lazio, Cervaro, Monte Trocchio, Cassino, Anzio, Rome, Leghorn, Arno River, Gothic Line, Apennine Line, Monte Venere, Monte Belmonte, Valley of the Po, Minnesota,

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