Well written, very informational, I enjoyed reading it.
What these men suffered after being captured and how they were able to survive until the end of the war is further proof of just how great they were.
All of these errors, and there are more, may seem pedantic, but it indicates that the author did not carefully do his research.
Although well read on the ETO in WWII, I was not particularly well read on the Battle of the Bulge. Decided to test the waters with this little nugget. Read morePublished 1 day ago by John Stodola
Could not put this book down after opening it up! It will have you sweating as you read about the most exciting sequence(s) during the Battle of the Bulge during the winter of... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Ashley Peterson
My late father-in-law was a member of the 99th Infantry, although not I&R. He told me part of their story, but like so many veterans he kept much to himself. I enjoyed this book. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Okay book that told of a little known conflict and it's aftermath during the Battle of the Bulge. Action of the players was not always clear in the story, and the book dragged a... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Book-a-holic
My father was in Patton's 3rd Army and was in the Battle of the Bulge. After reading Alex Kershaw's account of the Longest Winter, now I understand why my father never wanted to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Frank Dobrowski
My first read of Alex Kershaw and I am a fan forever. You could feel the numbness of your own toes as Alex describes the cold of the snow on our solders who fought in the Battle... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mrs. Nancy L. Mcavoy
A very 'mundane' account of only one, and not very important, series of 'events'leading up to the actual 'battle Of Bastogne' !!..Not a 'Classic' Kershaw effort..Published 2 months ago by nanuuk
The battle of the bulge during World War II was one of extreme difficulty and hardship for the men who had to endure not only a difficult German army, but also extremely difficult... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Spark