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Hell's highway : chronicle of the 101st Airborne Division in the Holland campaign, September-November, 1944

Author: George E Koskimaki
Publisher: Havertown, Pa. : Casemate, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Casemate edView all editions and formats
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'Hell's Highway' is a history, most of which has never before been written. It is adventure recorded by those who lived it and put into context by an author who was also there. It is human drama on an enormous scale, told through the personal stories of 612 contributors of written and oral accounts of the "Screaming Eagles" part in the attempt to liberate the Netherlands.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Koskimaki, George E., 1922-
Hell's highway.
Havertown, Pa. : Casemate, 2003
(DLC) 2003272122
(OCoLC)52963180
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George E Koskimaki
ISBN: 9781480406599 1480406597 9781480411166 1480411167
OCLC Number: 847715207
Notes: Originally published: G.E. Koskimaki, 1989.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 493 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introductory review --
English summer --
Occupation --
Liberation --
Pathfinders --
Parachute drops --
The glider landings --
The Son Bridge --
Eindhoven --
Fight for best --
St. Oedenrode --
Veghel --
1st Battalion moves north --
Eerde --
Division CP as Son --
Black Friday --
Send us some tanks! --
Third road cut --
Behind enemy lines --
Watch on the Rhine --
Opheusden --
Dodewaard and Hien --
Other memorable actions.
Responsibility: George E. Koskimaki.
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September 17, 1944; thousands of 101st Airborne Division paratroopers, known as the Screaming Eagles, descend from the sky over Holland, dropping deep behind German lines in a daring daylight mission  Read more...

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