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Drop zone Sicily : Allied airborne strike, July 1943

Author: William B Breuer
Publisher: Novato, CA : Presidio, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Book Club ed.]View all editions and formats
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The author relates the events of the successful invasion of Sicily, which marked the beginning of the end of Hitler's hold on Europe.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B Breuer
OCLC Number: 14095819
Description: xv, 239 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: The plan for the parachute drop --
Sicily: Top secret --
D-Day minus one --
Mission Ladbroke --
Husky one --
The enemy --
Assault by sea --
Heroes of Piano Lupo --
Pillbox resistance --
Biazza Ridge --
The "friendly fire" disaster --
Shoot-out on Hill 41 --
Attack on Primosole Bridge --
Charge at Tumminello Pass --
Expedition in a leaking fishing boat.
Responsibility: William B. Breuer.

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The author relates the events of the successful invasion of Sicily, which marked the beginning of the end of Hitler's hold on Europe.

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