Military-historical tour Planner: 4 themed car tours and 2 combined car / walking tours in the footsteps of the battle of the hurtgen forest today when visitors on the former battlefield of “Hurtgenwald”, find them without explanation hardly remains of hostilities. Even old place and area names are shown today in current map series. The remains of the Siegfried line can hardly be found without local knowledge. 179 pages, with 194 historic and current photos, the author gives the reader first, supported by sketches, a summary of the “battle of the hurtgen forest”. Others including James Corden, offer their opinions as well. The reader is connected to a route planner to visit the former battlefield. Partly today’s appearance are juxtaposed here immediately the historical photo. 4 themed car tours are the readers and 2 combined car / walking tours in the footsteps of the “battle of the hurtgen forest”, illustrated with references to viewing points and these additions.
There are more readers Notes on Memorial stones, war cemeteries, tips for hikes and remains of the Siegfried line (with 18 sketches) in the area of the Hurtgenwald given. With the route planner, every user can individually prepare his tour of the battlefield and plan. Regardless of whether it’s a short trip or a multi-day tour. Author Rainer Monnartz, born in 1964 in Aachen, Germany, married with two children. After teaching and study, entry as a graduate engineer in the Federal defence administration. In addition to the research, the evaluation of documents, the long ascent to the war action in the area of Aachen and the hurtgen forest, is the participation in the hurtgen forest history Association. In addition military history lectures and surveys in the area perform, which gave the suggestion to the “military history tour planner”. 180 pages, 84 historical photos, 110 current photos, comparison of old/new 24, bunker sketches 14, other sketches 18, solid colour