Originally Posted by Poor Old Spike
the Germans had to use 9 panzer divisions and 9 Infantry divs (plus several battlegroups) to try to contain the Allies in the
Those battlegroups are generally remnants of Infantry Divisions...
It's the density
of forces on the British front that's most impressive on that map; 7 Pz divisions (4 of them SS), 7 Infantry Divisions and 4 Tiger battalions in less than 50 miles of front.