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Arnhem : nine days of battle

Author: Chris Brown
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Spellmount ; The History Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The greatest airborne operation in history commenced on 17 September 1944. Nine days later nearly four out five of the British 1st Airborne Division and their Polish comrades would be killed, wounded or captured as Germany secured her last great battlefield victory of the war. The ferocious and gallant actions in Arnhem and Oosterbeek have fascinated historians and students ever since. Drawing extensively on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Brown
ISBN: 9780750953801 0750953802
OCLC Number: 900168365
Description: 248 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Arnhem :
Nine days of battle
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Drawing extensively on eye-witness experience and unit diaries, and providing a detailed tactical and technical analysis of the arms, equipment and practices of the day, Arnhem: Nine Days of Battle  Read more...

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