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Invasion of the Third Reich, war & peace : Operation Eclipse

Author: Patrick Delaforce
Publisher: Stroud : Amberley, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This book is about the way in which the citizen-army of Great Britain, the BLA, emerged from the slough of despondency in Holland, smashed, slowly and painfully, through the Siegfried Line, defeated Hitler's armies west of the Rhine, and fought five river crossing battles to reach the Baltic just before Stalin's Cossack army marauders. On the way they stormed the vital port of Bremen and captured Hamburg. They  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Delaforce
ISBN: 9781848689480 1848689489
OCLC Number: 659244756
Description: 447 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the British Liberation Army --
Hitler's crumbling Third Reich --
Making war --
Bleak mid-winter : longstop in the Ardennes --
Hobart's terrible 'funnies' --
Bleak mid-winter : Operation Blackcock --
Betuwe : the 'island' campaign --
Reichswald battles : Operation Veritable --
Reaching the Rhine : Operation Blockbuster --
Capturing Arnhem : Operations Destroyer and Anger --
Weapons of revenge --
Rhine crossing battle : Operation Plunder --
Airborne attack : Operation Varsity --
Affairs of state --
Over the Rhine --
Battle for the Teutoburger Wald --
T-Force : 'thieving magpies' --
Bergen-Belsen concentration camp --
Operation Forrard on to Bremen --
Capture of Bremen : Operation Clipper --
Alpenfestung : Göbbels' hoax --
Capture of Hamburg --
Racing the Russians to the Baltic --
Admiral Dönitz's 'Fourth Reich' --
Final surrender : Operation Eclipse --
Liberation of Festung Holland --
Liberation of Denmark --
Liberation of Festung Norwegen --
Liberation of POW camps --
Freedom for Hitler's slaves --
Retribution : war crimes tribunals.
Other Titles: Invasion of the Third Reich, war and peace
Operation Eclipse
Responsibility: Patrick Delaforce.

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The end-game of the Second World War, as told by one of Britain's best know writers on the period.  Read more...

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