Our Tortured Souls

The 29th Infantry Division in the Rhineland, November - December 1944

Book Description

Joseph Balkoski is the top living D-Day historian. --USA Today

"Balkoski has fingertip command of his sources, and a sense of the dramatic that never loses touch with the brutal realities of combat." --Dennis Showalter, past president of the Society for Military History and author of Patton and Rommel

  • Continues Balkoski's acclaimed multivolume history of the U.S. 29th Infantry Division in World War II
  • Covers the division's vital role in the U.S. Army's November offensive, which Gen. Omar Bradley hoped would get the Allies to the Rhine River by Christmas
  • A riveting story of heroism and tragedy, during which thousands of 29ers became casualties in a campaign that ultimately failed to end the war
  • Balkoski blends meticulous research with masterful storytelling
  • About the Author

    Joseph Balkoski is Command Historian of the Maryland National Guard and author of Omaha Beach (978-0-8117-3376-2), Utah Beach (978-0-8117-3377-9), and the classic Beyond the Beachhead (978-0-8117-3237-6). He has appeared as a D-Day expert on MSNBC, and his work has been praised by Joe Scarborough, the New York Post, the Washington Times, em>World War II magazine, and others. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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