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A bridge too far

Author: Cornelius Ryan
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [1974] ©1974
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Reviews the individuals, tactics, and events involved in Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery's plan to end World War II.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ryan, Cornelius.
Bridge too far.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1974
(OCoLC)643582992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Ryan
ISBN: 0671217925 9780671217921 0684803305 9780684803302
OCLC Number: 835226
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 670 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Operation Market-Garden, September 17-24, 1944 --
The retreat --
The plan --
The attack --
The siege --
Der Hexenkessel --
A note on casualties --
The soldiers and civilians of A Bridge Too Far what they do today.
Responsibility: Cornelius Ryan.

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The dramatic final volume in Ryan's superb World War II trilogy focuses on the battle for Arnhem. Ryan draws from a vast cast of characters--from Dutch civilians to British and American strategists  Read more...

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"I know of no other work of literature of World War II as moving, as awesome, and as accurate in its portrayal of human courage." -- General James A. Gavin

 
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