The bestselling author of "Undaunted Courage" and "D-Day" draws on hundreds of interviews and oral histories--from those on both sides of the battles--to recount the stories of the ordinary men who served in World War II Europe, from the day after D-Day to the end of the war. of photos.The bestselling author of "Undaunted Courage" and "D-Day" draws on hundreds of interviews and oral histories--from those on both sides of the battles--to recount the stories of the ordinary men who served in World War II Europe, from the day after D-Day to the end of the war. of photos.Read Less
3 B&W photos sections. New in New jacket. Book CONDITION: NEW 2000+ Simon & Schuster hardcover & DJ (in mylar jacket), 15th printing. 3 B&W era photo sections. CONTENT: This sequel to D-DAY opens at 00: 01 hours, June 7, 1944 on the Normandy Beaches and ends at 02: 45 hours, May 7, 1945. In between comes the battles in the hedgerows of Normandy, the breakout of Saint-Lo, the Falaise gap, Patton tearing through France, the liberation of Paris, the attempt to leap the Rhine in operation Market-Garden, the near-miraculous German recovery, the battles around Metz and in the Huertgen Forest, the Battle of the Bulge, the capture of the bridge at Remagen and, finally, the overunning of Germany. From the enlisted men and junior officers, Ambrose draws on hundreds of interviews and oral histories from those on both sides of the war. The experience of these citizen soldiers reveals the ordinary sufferings and hardships of war. They overcame their fear and inexperience, the mistakes of their high command and their enemy to win the war. 1 copy.
New in New- jacket. New first edition hardcover in new-dust jacket. Note that previous owner was a collector who carefully reinforced the dust jacket with what appears to be non-yellowing tape along the interior edges. The book itself is in pristine new, clean, tight and unread condition.
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