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DANGER FORWARD: THE FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II. The classic division history originally published in 1947 & newly reprinted! The BIG RED ONE suffered 3,616 KIA, 15,208 WIA, 664 Died of Wounds in WWII.

Click to EnlargeDANGER FORWARD: THE STORY OF THE FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II by H.R. Knickerbocker et al. The 1st Infantry Division BIG RED ONE was one of the first combata formations to move overseas in WWII. It entered combat in November 1942 when it invaded North Africa as part of Operation Torch. At the conclusion of that campaign, the Big Red One was retrained for amphibious operations and participated in the invasion of Sicily. After Sicily, the 1st Infantry Division was withdrawn to England to prepare for the invasion of Northwest Europe.

This volume also details its opeations on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The 1st Division participated in operations in Normandy, France, Belgium, and central Germany.

DANGER FORWARD was originally published in 1947. Newly reprinted with the highest quality materials in July 2002 as limited edition collectors books. Attractive cloth covers. 7"x10" volume with 479 pages, 115 original photographs and 19 battle maps.

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World War II
ID:
BP-01d2
Category:
History / Tactics / Details
Media:
Hardcover book
Type:
Unit Histories
Price:
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