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September hope : the American side of a bridge too far

Author: John C McManus
Publisher: New York : New American Library, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the American involvement in Operation Market-Garden in 1944, one of World War II's most ambitious, but crucial invasions against Nazi Germany.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C McManus
ISBN: 9780451237064 0451237064
OCLC Number: 741538553
Description: vi, 502 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1: The leap. Into the blue Dutch sky ; A big idea ; Plans and schemes ; Foreboding ; Rumblings ; Drop day ; Objectives ; Frenzy ; Landing zones ; Euphoria and desperation ; Resolve ; Resolution --
pt. 2: The fall. Self-deception ; Road killing and ridge holding ; Opheusden ; Stalemate ; Timberwolves.
Responsibility: John C. McManus.

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Chronicles the American involvement in Operation Market-Garden in 1944, one of World War II's most ambitious, but crucial invasions against Nazi Germany.

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