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fall of Eben Emael

Mrazek, James E.

fall of Eben Emael

prelude to Dunkerque

by Mrazek, James E.

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Published by Luce in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort d"Eben-Emaël (Belgium)
    • Subjects:
    • Meuse, Battle of the, 1940.,
    • Fort d"Eben-Emaël (Belgium)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 201-204.

      Statementby James E. Mrazek.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD756.5.M4 M7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination204 p.
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5076242M
      LC Control Number74110765

      First edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. Fine / fine condition. pages. Belgium's Geographic Dilemma; The Impregnable Fortress; A Matter of Utmost Urgency; Forging the Spearhead; Sharpening the Edges; Witzig's Mishap; L'Alerte!Seller Rating: % positive. The Battle of Fort Eben-Emael was a battle between Belgian and German forces that took place on May 10 and , and was part of the the Battle of the Netherlands during Fall Gelb, the German invasion of the Low Countries and France.


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Introduction. Airborne warriors. Origins. Fall Gelb b. The right force c. The fort of Eben Emael. The Plan. Training begins. The Raid. On the way b. Coupole Nord c.

Mi-Sud and Mi-Nord d. Maastricht 1 and. The Allies, meanwhile, were shocked by the fall of the mighty Eben Emael. They were also mystified. Publicly, the Germans said nothing of the gliders or the hollow charges, announcing only that they had deployed a “new method of attack.” Rumors swirled suggesting Hitler had developed a Author: Ehoward.

At the outbreak of World War II, Fort Eben Emael in Belgium was the strongest fortress in the world, and it lay exactly across the German invasion route of Belgium and France. The fort's elimination was essential for the success of Hitler's invasion of the West.

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Please Login to add it. Livres connexes. We are aware of 10 similar reference publications related to "Reference books (Cross topic)". The book is very clear and the first chapter is about why the operation against the fortress of Eben-Emael ever occurred.

The reason for the attack was the German plan to attack France, with the name Fall Gelb (Case Yellow) which had been planned by Major-General Erich von Manstein.