Arnhem: Jumping the Rhine 1944 & 1945


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In September 1944, the river Rhine was a serious barrier to the advancing Allied armies in the West who were intent on charging Berlin and ending the war. Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery decided to utilise the First Allied Airborne Army, consisting of British, American and Polish troops. Codenamed Operation Market Garden, 40,000 paratroopers were dropped behind enemy lines while ground forces linked to relieve them. But, due to bad weather and German resistance, the operation failed. In March 1945, a second attempt was ...

Arnhem: Jumping the Rhine 1944 & 1945 2009, Headline Review, London

ISBN-13: 9780755336371

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Arnhem: Jumping the Rhine 1944 & 1945 2008, Headline Review, London

ISBN-13: 9780755336364