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Battle for the Rhineland – #3 – Final Moves

21/07/2020

The final offensive, Operation Blockbuster, was launched in still appalling conditions and at the Germans’ strongest positions but it fared little better than Op Veritable. Finally, the pressure told and the Germans were forced to make an orderly withdrawal across the Rhine. The film ends with a discussion between two serving officers, 1 British, 1 German, members of a Rhineland Battle Study Group. They raise matters of particular relevance to the conduct of warfare in the North West European Theatre today.

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