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Brittany to the Reich

History Happy Hour Episode 112:  The 29th Division in World War II

Guest: Joseph Balkoski

Sunday, September 11, 2022

This Week on History Happy Hour: Chris and Rick welcome back Joe Balkoski, one of the most respected WWII historians there is, and a personal favorite of ours. Joe literally wrote the book(s) on D-Day, as well as a highly -detailed five-volume-history of the storied 29th Division. This week we'll talk about his book From Brittany to the Reich, which chronicles the war weary division’s arrival on the German border as the northernmost division of the United States Army. We’ll also touch on the recent controversy regarding the 29th Division blue/gray Insignia. [...] more
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