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«Operation Queen»

November 16, 1944

Operation Queen, the costly Allied thrust to the Rur river was launched. Operation Queen was an American operation during World War II at the Western Front at the German Siegfried Line. The operation was aimed against the Rur River, as a staging point for a subsequent thrust over the river to the Rhine into Germany. It was conducted by the 1st and 9th U.S. Army.
Operation Queen, World War II
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