About this title: This is a brilliant eyewitness account of the Allied campaigns in Italy, Normandy, the Rhine, and Germany by one of the finest foreign correspondents covering World War II. It was published in England after the war, in 1945, and gives an account unmediated by hindsight, undimmed by the passage of time. Alan Moorehead went on to become a frequent contributor The New Yorker and the author of such historical narratives Gallipoli, The White Nile, The Blue Nile, and African Trilogy. He died in 1983.
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