World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

Days after Hitler’s suicide a group of American soldiers, French prisoners, and, yes, German soldiers defended an Austrian castle against an SS division—the only time Germans and Allies fought together in World War II.

  • sohnes

    Sounds interesting for a WW2 affiionado like me, let’s give it a look

  • I suppose at that time national lines ceased mattering.

    To some extent, anyway.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Many years ago, I enjoyed “The Last Hundred Days”, about the fall of the Third Reich, and later I read Omar Bradley’s memoirs. This sounds like a good addition to both.

  • canminuteman

    British troops fought against our allies the French many times in WW11. In the middle east, In Senegal, In North Africa and in Madagascar. And those stories never get told either.