Other Reference Material




German Pillbox

MOVIE: 

 "When Trumpets Fade".  Director John Irvin, with Ron Eldard, Frank Whaley and Dwight Yoakam.  HBO, 1998.

PRIVATELY PUBLISHED MATERIAL:

"The Deutschland Tours of Pvt. Jerry Alexis, 13108177, Co B, 110th Inf., 28th Div., a.k.a. Kreigsgefangenen Nr. 080548"  Pvt. Jerry Alexis

"Memories of World War II, 1943 - 1945"  Asher Schroeder

"Memoirs From an Unidentified Member of 2nd Platoon, Company A, 294th Engineer Combat Battalion."

"The 13th:  A Privates Eye View".  John B. McBurney

INTERVIEW:

"The Battle of the Hürtgen Forest, November - Early December, 1944"Von Gersdorff, Rudolf - Christoph Freiherr.   MS#A-891.  USFET:GPO, 1945.


STRATEGY RESEARCH PROJECT:

"The Battle of the Hürtgen Forest:  Why?"  Lt. Col. Kenneth McMillin.  US Army War College.
MOVIE: 

 "When Trumpets Fade".  Director John Irvin, with Ron Eldard, Frank Whaley and Dwight Yoakam.  HBO, 1998.

PRIVATELY PUBLISHED MATERIAL:

"The Deutschland Tours of Pvt. Jerry Alexis, 13108177, Co B, 110th Inf., 28th Div., a.k.a. Kreigsgefangenen Nr. 080548"  Pvt. Jerry Alexis

"Memories of World War II, 1943 - 1945"  Asher Schroeder

"Memoirs From an Unidentified Member of 2nd Platoon, Company A, 294th Engineer Combat Battalion."

"The 13th:  A Privates Eye View".  John B. McBurney

INTERVIEW:

"The Battle of the Hürtgen Forest, November - Early December, 1944"Von Gersdorff, Rudolf - Christoph Freiherr.   MS#A-891.  USFET:GPO, 1945.


STRATEGY RESEARCH PROJECT:
DVD:

A 2 disc set of 6 episodes from the hit show hosted by Oliver North on the Fox News Channel. This compilation documents key events and personalities from World War II, through the eyes of the people who were actually there. Included are BATAAN: TO HELL AND BACK; THE TIN CAN SAILORS; THE LAST DAYS OF ADOLF HITLER AND THE THIRD REICH; WAR STORIES INVESTIGATES: DECEPTION IN THE PACIFIC; HELL IN THE HUERTGEN FOREST; and WAR STORIES INVESTIGATES: THE REMARKABLE LIFE AND MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF GENERAL PATTON.

Release Date: 5/15/2007.   This DVD can be purchased over the internet, and can be found by Googleing "Oliver North - Hell in the Huertgen Forest"


EXERPTS FROM 83rd INFANTRY DIVISION YEARBOOKS:

Click here to read a couple of interesting pieces from the yearbooks of the 83rd Infantry Division.
HÜRTGEN FOREST GUIDED TOURS:

Hürtgen Forest Battlefield Tours, conducted by Klaus Schulz, a German WW2 Veteran.  The tours encompass the actions  in the socalled Monschau and Stolberg Corridors of the forest. Upon special request, they may be customized in line with the deployment of specific American and German units in theaters of operation. 

Homepage of Klaus Schulz:  http://hurtgenforest-44.us
Email:  dkaeres2@aol.com

DVD:

A documentary film (104 min) was shown on German TV at the end of 2007. The film is also shown in schools here in history lessons. A codefree DVD can be ordered in German/English language in PAL (Europe) and NTSC (US) standards. The title is "You enter Germany - Der lange Krieg am Westwall"   See exerpts from this DVD at:   www.huertgenmovie.com 
EXERPTS FROM JACK OLIVER'S PERSONAL JOURNAL

Click here to read Chapter 8, Hurtgen Forest, from Jack Oliver's personal journal.  It will open as a Microsoft Word document.