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The Devil's Birthday The Bridges to Arnhem 1944 Geoffrey Powell
HB medium Size 1984 Edition 276 pages brilliant overall condition like new, ver slight rubbed, marked, bumped shelf wear, secondhand book, this is a carefully selected pre-loved book.
Insightful, extremely informative covering detailed military & political records, eye-witnesses, personal accounts, photos archives, authoritative account of Operation Market Garden, Montgomery's attempt to bring the war in Western Europe to a swift end was a disaster. Elite Airborne forces that made up Allied strategic reserve ceased to have any use as a vitally needed reserve, Dutch people suffered catastrophically, German morale strengthened, British 1st Airborne Division over 10,000 men all but destroyed, Geoffrey Powell served in 156 Para 4th Parachute Brigade throughout the Battle for Arnhem, awarded Military Cross for gallantry during the battle. This records extraordinary courage by commanders, ordinary soldiers, pilots & aircrew, Dutch civilians, desperate German defenders of the fight to save their country from invasion by victorious Allies,, an important & controversial operation, defeat, new history revealed here, above all of the Americans, British & Poles who made up the Airborne Forces an unhappy tale, over ambitious, poor planning, stupidity, inefficiency, bad luck, cost.

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