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Operation Market-garden Then and Now: v. 2

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Operation Market-garden Then and Now: v. 2
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Volume 2 of this two-volume history of Operation "Market-Garden" continues the story as XXX Corps links up with the 82nd Airborne at Nijmegen which leads to the dramatic and spectacular capture of the vital bridges there over the Waal river. But at Arnhem the tide of battle has already turned. The main force of lst Airborne is thrown back to the Oosterbeek perimeter, leaving John Frost's isolated force at the road bridge to fight it out till the end. As the Polish Brigade is dropped south of the Rhine, and the ground army desperately tries to relieve the beleaguered British paras, down in the south the Germans launch repeated attacks on the narrow corridor in an attempt to cut the Allied supply artery. As savage battles rage for possession of "Hell's Highway", the airborne battle is lost and on September 26 the survivors of lst Airborne are evacuated back across the Rhine.
Release date Australia
September 17th, 2002
Contributor
Edited by Karel Margry
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1328 illustrations
Imprint
After the Battle
Pages
416
Dimensions
220x305x30
ISBN-13
9781870067454
Product ID
1761979

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