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Operation Plunder and Varsity

The British and Canadian Rhine Crossing

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Operation Plunder and Varsity by Tim Saunders
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Operation Plunder was the overall name for 21st Army Group's crossing of the Rhine but each of the major elements was known by its own codeword, TURNSCREW and TORCHLIGHT, the British assault river crossing; WIDGEON, FLASHLIGHT, the crossing by XVI US Corps.Operation Plunder joins over 100 previously published titles in the acclaimed Battleground series. These well written and highly illustrated guide books not only bring the battlefields alive for visitors, they also entertain readers at home.

Author Biography

Former soldier, author, documentary maker and battlefield guide, Tim Saunders has a lifelong interest in military history. He was educated at Clayesmore School and at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and served as an officer in the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment for thirty years before becoming a Volunteer Rifleman. Tim has appeared in programmes as diverse as Time Team and the Victoria Coren's 'Balderdash and Piffle'. He and a group of other historians run Battlefield History TV, having producing over fifty full length military history documentaries ranging from the Viking Invasion of Wessex through to the Cold War. While he was serving, Tim started writing and has now written fifteen books, principally on the Second World War, in which he has covered a wide range of campaigns ranging from Eben Emael in 1940, through Crete (the German Airborne Invasion) and on to titles covering battles from the Normandy Beaches to the Rhine in 1945.
Release date Australia
July 14th, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
120 - 150 photos
Imprint
Leo Cooper Ltd
Pages
192
Dimensions
135x216x15
ISBN-13
9781844152216
Product ID
1936862

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