Episode 175: The Ruhr Pocket

By April 8th, 1945 U.S. and allied forces we’re still battling to take down Nazi Germany. On the Western front U.S. soldiers had 300,000 Nazi’s trapped in a geographical pocket in Ruhr Germany. After days of resisting U.S. advances the 1st and 9th Armies teamed up and successfully split the pocket, leaving the Germans left to crumble.

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