Battle for the Siegfried Line

S1, E6: Battle for the Siegfried Line

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November 1944 and as the Allies advance into Germany they run into formidable concrete bunkers, pillboxes, minefields, and tank traps. German soldiers fight tenaciously to defend their homeland. Hearing from Veterans on both sides fighting in the Hürtgen Forest, so notorious it was nicknamed `the Death Factory'. Tank expert David Willey shows us the King Tiger tank, and the cheap but lethal Panzerfaust. Historians David Silbey and Stephen Bull discuss the effects of combat fatigue and trauma.