15 November 1943
General of Panzer Troops Erhard Raus takes command of Fourth Panzer Army
US Marines secure the Coconut grove area near their beachhead on Bougainville, the site of the first planned airfield.
Hitler's Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front, Robert Kirchubel
. A 'unit history' written on the largest scale, tracing the campaigns fought by the four Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front, from their roles in the early German victories, to their eventual defeat and destruction in the ruins of the Reich. A very useful contribution to the literature on the Eastern Front. [read full review
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