Then and Now: Aachen, Germany, World War II vs modern days

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Aachen, Germany, 1944 vs modern days. #ThenAndNow

The battle of Aachen was fought between Germany and USA during 2-21 October 1944.

Aachen was part of Germany’s line of defence in the West (Siegfried line) and it was eventually captured by US forces after a grueling urban battle which destroyed the city.

Book suggestion ⤵️

📖 Aachen: The U.S. Army’s Battle for Charlemagne’s City in World War II (Robert W Baumer)

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