The Battle of Kassel was a four-day struggle between the U.S. Army and the German Army in April 1945 for Kassel, a medium-sized city 140 kilometers northeast of Frankfurt am Main, which also is the second-largest city in Hesse (after Frankfurt). The battle resulted as the U.S. Third Army pushed northeast from the region of Frankfurt and Mainz. The battle opened on April 1, 1945 and ended with an American victory three days later. Opposing the Third Army's 80th Infantry Division were an infantry replacement battalion, some heavy tanks, and anti-aircraft guns. Although the Germans gave battle at Kassel, their army was on the brink of collapse as the Western Allies and the Red Army made deep inroads into Germany. The defense of Kassel did not materially impede the Allied advance, and, one mon

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  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bataille de Cassel.Bataille de CasselFichier:Fires ravaging Bettenhausen after Allied bombing cph.3a21897.jpg Cassel après un bombardement allié en 1944-45. Campagne d'Allemagne,Seconde Guerre mondiale Batailles Campagne d'Allemagne de 1945Blackcock · Veritable · Grenade · Lumberjack · Undertone · Pont de Remagen · Traversée du Rhin · Varsity · Poche de la Ruhr · Francfort · Cassel · Heilbronn · Nuremberg · Hambourg · Amherst · Archway Front d’Europe de l’Ouest Front d’Europe de l’Est Campagnes d'Afrique, du Moyen-Orient et de Méditerranée Bataille de l’Atlantique Guerre du Pacifique Guerre sino-japonaise La bataille de Cassel est un épisode de la campagne d'Allemagne de 1945 pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale menée entre l'armée américaine et la Wehrmacht pour le contrôle de Cassel en Hesse, ville stratégique puisque située au nord de Francfort-sur-le-Main. (fr)
  • The Battle of Kassel was a four-day struggle between the U.S. Army and the German Army in April 1945 for Kassel, a medium-sized city 140 kilometers northeast of Frankfurt am Main, which also is the second-largest city in Hesse (after Frankfurt). The battle resulted as the U.S. Third Army pushed northeast from the region of Frankfurt and Mainz. The battle opened on April 1, 1945 and ended with an American victory three days later. Opposing the Third Army's 80th Infantry Division were an infantry replacement battalion, some heavy tanks, and anti-aircraft guns. Although the Germans gave battle at Kassel, their army was on the brink of collapse as the Western Allies and the Red Army made deep inroads into Germany. The defense of Kassel did not materially impede the Allied advance, and, one month after the battle ended, Germany was forced to capitulate. (en)
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  • Unknown, but light
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  • Allied victory
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  • Over 5,400 POW
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  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bataille de Cassel.Bataille de CasselFichier:Fires ravaging Bettenhausen after Allied bombing cph.3a21897.jpg Cassel après un bombardement allié en 1944-45. Campagne d'Allemagne,Seconde Guerre mondiale Batailles Campagne d'Allemagne de 1945Blackcock · Veritable · Grenade · Lumberjack · Undertone · Pont de Remagen · Traversée du Rhin · Varsity · Poche de la Ruhr · Francfort · Cassel · Heilbronn · Nuremberg · Hambourg · Amherst · Archway Front d’Europe de l’Ouest Front d’Europe de l’Est Campagnes d'Afrique, du Moyen-Orient et de Méditerranée Guerre du Pacifique (fr)
  • The Battle of Kassel was a four-day struggle between the U.S. Army and the German Army in April 1945 for Kassel, a medium-sized city 140 kilometers northeast of Frankfurt am Main, which also is the second-largest city in Hesse (after Frankfurt). The battle resulted as the U.S. Third Army pushed northeast from the region of Frankfurt and Mainz. The battle opened on April 1, 1945 and ended with an American victory three days later. Opposing the Third Army's 80th Infantry Division were an infantry replacement battalion, some heavy tanks, and anti-aircraft guns. Although the Germans gave battle at Kassel, their army was on the brink of collapse as the Western Allies and the Red Army made deep inroads into Germany. The defense of Kassel did not materially impede the Allied advance, and, one mon (en)
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  • Bataille de Cassel (1945) (fr)
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