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The victors : Eisenhower and his boys : the men of World War II

Author: Stephen E Ambrose
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, [1998] © 1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A telling of the war in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945. Ambrose draws on thousands of interviews and oral histories from government and private archives, from the high command Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton--on down through officers and enlisted men--to re-create the last year of the Second World War when the Allied soldiers pushed the Germans out of France, chased  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Victors.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1998
(OCoLC)607017398
Named Person: Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Ambrose
ISBN: 068485628X 9780684856285 0684856298 9780684856292
OCLC Number: 39533921
Description: 396 pages, [48] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preparation --
Getting started --
Planning and training for overlord --
"OK, let's go" --
The opening hours of D-Day --
Utah Beach --
Omaha Beach --
Pointe-du-Hoc --
The British and Canadian Beaches --
The end of the day --
Hedgerows --
Breakout and pursuit --
At the German border --
Metz, Aachen, and the Hurtgen --
The Battle of the Bulge --
Night on the line --
The Rhineland battles --
Overrunning Germany --
The GIs.
Responsibility: Stephen E. Ambrose.
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Chronological continuing narrative of the Second World War beginning with the preparation and training of the Allied armies and Eisenhower's decision to cross the English Channel to capture the  Read more...

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