Operation Nordwind is one of the lesser known campaigns of World War II. Largely overshadowed by the Battle of the Bulge further north, Nordwind was the last operation by the Waffen-SS Panzer divisions in the west. This title highlights the difficulties of inter-Allied cooperation between the Americans and the French.
Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in history from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He has worked as an analyst in the aerospace industry for over two decades, covering missile systems and the international arms trade, and has served with the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federal think-tank. He is the author of numerous books on military technology and military history, with an accent on the US Army in World War II as well as Russia and the former Soviet Union. The author lives in Abingdon, Maryland. The author lives in Abingdon, MD.