The Last Ridge

The Last Ridge
Author : McKay Jenkins
Publisher : Random House Incorporated
Total Pages : 294
Release : 2003
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015057021324
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Last Ridge Book Description:

A look at the U.S. Army's first alpine division, made up of some of America's most elite skiers and climbers, describes their nighttime mountain attacks on impenetrable German mountain fortifications during the winter of 1945.


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