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Felber) Wiesbaden 27 Mar Mosel R. 7 Diekirch Mainz Trier Echternach Hochwald Sedan Oppenheim LUX. Meuse R. Saar third US military Marne R. Heidelburg military workforce G Metz (Balck, then Hausser) Karlsruhe Stuttgart Saar R. Paris N Darmstadt Mannheim Moselle R. A Hanau Mar Saarbrücken (Patton) Rheims R Frankfurt major R. 25 Aschaffenburg 22 Mar Kaiserslauten Aisne R. Oise R. F 28 Mar five Libramont 12 military staff Lauterbach Giessen Limburg Koblenz Eifel Bastogne Amiens Marburg Remagen 7 Mar Houffalize St Quentin (Manteuffel) Bonn 6 Monschau Elsenborn Malmedy (Hodges) Abbeville AachenHuertgen Maas R. Huy (Model) Cologne five Mar fifth Pz military Roer R. Maastricht Namur 1st US military Cambrai fifteenth military (Zangen) (Simpson) BELGIUM military staff B Düsseldorf ninth US military Brussels Arras Ruhr R. Rhine Antwerp (Montgomery) Boulogne Duisburg Venlo Roermond GERMANY Essen Dortmund (Dempsey) (Crerar) Calais Wesel 2d Br military C E seventh US military (Patch) Rhine Nancy Neckar R. Strasbourg Seine R. military crew Oberrhein Fontainebleau (Himmler) SHAEF (Eisenhower) 7 Jan Vosges Colmar Mts Freiburg nineteenth military (Wiese) 6 military crew Belfort (Devers) Dijon Lake Constance SWITZERLAND 1st Fr military (de Lattre) Key Allied advances 7 Feb-21 Mar 1945 entrance line 25 Sept 1944 Allied advances 21-28 Mar 1945 entrance line 15 Dec German wallet Mar 1945 entrance line 7 Mar 1945 Ruhr commercial region entrance line 21 Mar Operation Autumn Mist: entrance line 28 Mar German airborne drop 15 Dec 7 Mar Dates of first Rhine crossings German assaults 16-20 Dec West Wall German assaults 21-24 Dec Allied earnings 25 Sept-15 Dec 1944 Colmar Pocket cleared nine Feb five 6 7 P x fifth Pz military (Manteuffel) sixth SS Pz military (Dietrich) seventh military (Brandenburger) Battlegroup Peiper Allied gas unload website of Malmedy bloodbath Ardennes entrance line 24 Dec Allied counter-attacks 82 Map forty-one: The Burma crusade 1942–45 urma was once to be the theatre of the longest non-stop British crusade, from 1941 to 1945 – fought in various terrain of jungle, mountains, plains and extensive rivers. through might 1942, the japanese occupied nearly the whole thing of this British colony, and granted it nominal independence in August 1943. The British, having been pressured again into Assam, needed to building up assets from scratch, and the method used to be very sluggish, with precedence given to different theatres. Unrest in India after the failure of the Cripps challenge in 1942 to agree a timetable for independence and the arrest of many Indian Congress celebration leaders, together with Gandhi, additionally impeded the increase of forces, and gave the japanese scope to create an Indian nationwide military out of troops captured in Malaya and commanded through Subhas Chandra Bose. The British eventually took the offensive in Arakan in December 1942, trying to take Akyab and Donbaik, yet failed, and guerrilla operations below Brigadier Wingate (the ‘Chindits’) completed simply constrained good fortune, although boosting British morale in India. The British retained the ambition to recapture Burma, mostly by way of the coastal direction, yet via 1943 didn't have the ability to take action.